Parts of Australia's Great Barrier Reef show highest coral cover in 36 years
The recovery comes after the fourth mass bleaching in seven years and the first during a La Nina event.
Australia declares ‘mass bleaching’ at Great Barrier Reef
The world's largest coral reef system, stretching for more than 2,300km along the northeast coast of Australia, is showing the effects of the heat, says the Reef Authority.
Australia PM promises US$700 million more for Great Barrier Reef
The additional funding over the next nine years will add to an existing A$2 billion package designed to shield the reef from environmental threats over the next three decades, Prime Minister Scott Morrison says.
Little fluffy clouds may help save Australia’s Great Barrier Reef
The Reef came close to being listed as an endangered World Heritage Site by the UN, although it avoided the designation following lobbying by Australia.
Great Barrier Reef citizen census launches: ‘Every boat, every citizen, every reef’
The first ever census to discover just how degraded the whole reef is now, started on Thursday.