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.

Read full article

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

Read full article

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

Read full article

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

Read full article

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

Read full article

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

Read full article

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

Read full article

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

Read full article

Reef coral bleaching intensifies in far north

Published 14/03/2016

Diver teams have detected highly variable but widespread coral bleaching across the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, with cloud cover and heavy rain in the

Read full article

Low level coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef

Published 01/03/2016

A growing number of reports of coral bleaching in the Great Barrier Reef has prompted authorities and researchers to step up in-water field surveys and mon

Read full article