Bushfires, coral bleaching, heatwaves or drought? Australian Geographic spoke to the some of the country’s leading climate experts to unpack what the Bureau of Meteorology’s weather predictions will mean for us and our Aussie summer this year.
Coral bleaching can occur with or without an El Niño event, prompting concerns from scientists that Queensland’s record- breaking heatwave increases the likeliness of a third mass bleaching event in just four years.
Here, Dr Karl explains the number one problem facing our Great Barrier Reef: coral bleaching caused by climate change.
Scientists are continuing to call for urgent climate change action as a new study reveals the extent of the damage wrought by the 2016 bleaching event.
A recent outbreak of coral bleaching in NT waters has scientists concerned for the territories marine ecosystems.
Is the planet’s worst environmental catastrophe already underway in the waters off the Queensland coast? Australian Geographic investigates the future of the Great Barrier Reef.
During their search for ‘super corals’ in the northern Great Barrier Reef, scientists have discovered a new species of branching coral.
Scientists from the Sea-quence Project have applied the same technology used in human genome sequencing to coral genome sequencing, producing spectacular results.
All the major bleaching events, reports and debates surrounding Australia’s most unique ecosystem, gathered into a comprehensive list.
A 21-day research exhibition conducted by the Great Barrier Reef Legacy, partly funded by tourism company, the Northern Escape Collection will seek to identify corals that best coped with bleaching events that occurred across the northern parts of the Great Barrier Reef.