A ranger inspects the Great Barrier Reef near Lady Elliot Island, Australia. The reef has experienced back-to-back bleaching events in 2016 and 2017.
A new paper calls on the world to rapidly address climate change and other threats to coral reefs, like overfishing, while still remaining optimistic that time has not run out.
As mass bleaching continues to devastate large swathes of the Great Barrier Reef, scientists are fast losing hope that the world's largest living organism can be saved in its entirety. Conceding that...
Time is running out to save the world's imperiled coral reefs ― and humanity must enact sweeping changes if they're to live for much longer, an international team of scientists warns. In a paper publi...
Ed Roberts, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies
Back-to back bleaching events have given the Reef little chance to recover.
And researchers say it's due to climate change, not El Niño.
ullstein bild via Getty Images
Well, they've got to try something in the short term.
Brett Monroe Garner/Greenpeace
Repairing the damage in the national underwater park could cost $2 million.
pniesen via Getty Images
It's enough to make you go white with fear.
APH live broadcast
The devastating die-off appears to be heading toward yet another record.
First it was coal. Then solar. Now it's dead coral.
Walk the creaking sugarcane with farmers changing age-old tradition to save the reef.
Wayne Taylor / Fairfax Media
Unless we do something about greenhouse gas emissions, say bye to these incredibly important ecosystems.
Jason South, Fairfax
What it means for the reef, the industry and the future.
Researchers have recorded a record coral die-off on the Great Barrier Reef.