Tag: Great Barrier Reef

Finances documents present Morrison authorities to minimize yearly temperature investing over following 4 years

budget papers show morrison government to reduce annual climate spending over next four years

Yearly expenses on weather improvement systems anticipated to become 35% reduced in 2025-26 than right now Australia spending plan 2022 LIVE updates: federal government treasurer Josh Frydenberg’s news and also pep talk– newest information Complete record: billions available for houses A finances created for a vote-casting– Katharine Murphy Look into each of our 2022 Australia […]

Wonderful Barrier Reef reached through 6th mass whitening activity, leading coral reefs researcher mentions

great barrier reef hit by sixth mass bleaching event leading coral scientist says

Prof Terry Hughes states he thinks whitening is actually in progress as the Australian federal government administers keeping an eye on tours over 2,300 kilometres coral reef Acquire our free of cost headlines application; acquire our early morning e-mail instruction Some of the globe’s leading coral reef researchers professes a 6th mass lightening occasion is […]

The government must take responsibility for the Great Barrier Reef and stop looking for someone else to blame | Peter Garrett

When Unesco recommended the reef be placed on the ‘in danger’ list, the Coalition’s response was to shift the blame. We must do better Unesco recommends reef world heritage site be listed as ‘in danger’ Timeline: decades of damage and Australia’s fight to stop ‘in danger’ listing Escaping responsibility has become the recurrent theme of […]

The return of Australia’s toxic climate politics – with Lenore Taylor

The government’s reaction to the possibility of the Great Barrier Reef being listed as ‘in danger’ and a leadership change in the National party have highlighted Australia’s toxic politics around global heating. Editor-in-chief, Lenore Taylor, and head of news, Mike Ticher, discuss how these issues are playing out and the media’s role in reporting them […]

Great Barrier Reef should be listed as ‘in danger’, Unesco recommends

Australian government ‘stunned’ by recommendation and will strongly oppose draft decision, environment minister Sussan Ley says The Great Barrier Reef should be placed on to a list of world heritage sites that are “in danger”, according to a recommendation from UN officials that urges Australia to take “accelerated action at all possible levels” on climate […]

Rebuild it, shade it, breed it: three tactics to buy time for the Great Barrier Reef

While emissions reduction is the only long-term solution, scientists are testing ways to keep the reef going in a warming world Can the world’s greatest coral reef system be rescued from the rapid march of the climate crisis? With global temperatures already about 1C higher than pre-industrial levels, Queensland’s Great Barrier Reef has been through […]

More than half of remote reefs in Coral Sea marine park suffered extreme bleaching

Exclusive: researchers found some areas outside the bounds of the Great Barrier Reef had 90% of their shallow water corals bleached this summer More than half of the spectacular and remote coral reefs beyond the boundaries of the Great Barrier Reef suffered severe bleaching this summer, an underwater scientific expedition has found. Several reefs in […]

Rescuing the Great Barrier Reef: how much can be saved, and how can we do it?

As global heating makes coral bleaching a regular event, scientists are urgently seeking ways to help the world’s biggest reef survive When coral scientist Dr Zoe Richards left the Great Barrier Reef’s Lizard Island in late January, she was feeling optimistic. Richards is a taxonomist. Since 2011 she has recorded and monitored 245 coral species […]