The Australian summer just gone will be remembered as the moment when human-caused climate change struck hard.
Following the new year full moon, mass coral spawning occurred in the Lord Howe Island lagoon in January.
Justin Gilligan joins scientists on an expedition to the far northern Great Barrier Reef to witness the annual mass coral spawning spectacle and to look for ways to help this ecosystem under pressure.
A threatened species of coral, thought to be restricted to Port Stephens, calls the Central Coast home.
The severe and repeated bleaching of the Great Barrier Reef has not only damaged corals, it has reduced the reef’s ability to recover.
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.
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.
Large-scale larval resettlement, a new technique developed by scientists to restore damaged patches of the reef, has shown early signs of success, however they say this isn’t the solution to all the reefs problems.