Coral bleaching

Significant coral decline and habitat loss on the Great Barrier Reef

Published 29/05/2017

Global coral bleaching over the last two years has led to widespread coral decline and habitat loss on the Great Barrier Reef.

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Aerial survey results help inform Great Barrier Reef recovery and resilience actions

Published 10/04/2017

Results from recent aerial surveys of the Great Barrier Reef will be used to target recovery efforts in those areas worst affected by this year’s

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Second wave of mass bleaching unfolding on Great Barrier Reef

Published 10/03/2017

Mass coral bleaching is occurring on the Great Barrier Reef for the second consecutive year, Australia's lead management agency for the Reef confirmed t

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Spot checks reveal further coral bleaching

Published 24/02/2017

Spot checks conducted by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority between Cairns and Townsville have revealed moderate to severe coral bleaching at

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More eyes needed to monitor Reef health

Published 21/02/2017

The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority and the tourism industry are urging visitors and those who work in the Marine Park to monitor closely any i

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The facts on Great Barrier Reef coral mortality

Published 03/06/2016

Despite reported claims and counter claims over the last month about the ‘death’ of large swathes of the Great Barrier Reef, the true impact

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Statement on coral bleaching surveys

Published 20/04/2016

The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority is co-ordinating and conducting in-water surveys across the Marine Park as part of its comprehensive response

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Forum puts the focus on coral bleaching

Published 15/04/2016

Industry and community representatives will receive an update on results from coral bleaching surveys at a forum hosted by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Pa

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Signs of resilience in southern coral rebound

Published 07/04/2016

A near doubling of hard coral cover in the southern Great Barrier Reef over three years shows the ecosystem can recover from severe weather provided effort

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Coral mortality rises in remote far north

Published 20/03/2016

While heavy rain and cloud cover have brought relief to much of the Great Barrier Reef from the ongoing global coral bleaching event, recent underwater sur

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