Great Barrier Reef

The Tiffany & Co. Foundation Commits $1 Million to Great Barrier Reef Conservation Efforts – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

NEW YORK, Jul. 17 /CSRwire/ - The Tiffany & Co. Foundation announced today that it has committed approximately $1.4 million AUD ($1 million USD) to …

Tiffany & Co

Diving Steve's Bommie

Great Barrier Reef, Australia<p>Atlas & Boots<p>July 17, 2018<p>A first-hand report of diving Steve’s Bommie in the Great Barrier Reef including information on when to go, how to get there and what to expect.<p>It started with a whisper, as if he were revealing a state secret or the coordinates of Atlantis. …

Scuba Diving

Great Barrier Reef: Outside-the-box thinking needed to fix its many problems, bleeding-edge solutioneers say

A floating film 50,000 times thinner than a human hair, a device which shoots salt into clouds and machines that churn seawater are just some of the …

Seawater

Decoding the genomes of coral reef symbionts | Nature Research Ecology & Evolution Community

Our paper published in <i>Communications Biology</i> can be found here.<p>“Do you go diving at the Great Barrier Reef regularly to collect your samples?”<p>This is …

Red Sea

Essentials Newsletter

Badu Gili 2018 to showcase new First Nations art<p>In celebration of NAIDOC Week, the Sydney Opera House will project striking artwork from six First …

Travel (Australia)

Scientists gather to discuss reef restoration

More than 300 scientists are in Cairns to discuss the most promising and cost effective ways to revive dying coral reefs, including the critically …

Coral Reefs

It's time to remind OUR government that WE are in charge

<i>The narrative needs to change to reflect the democratic reality that governments work for us, writes Noely Neate.</i><p>LISTENING to Federal Health Minister …

Australian News

Cloud-brightening stations could save reef

Aussie researchers have hatched a bright idea to turn clouds into giant sun shades to protect the Great Barrier Reef from climate change.

Sea Salt

Aussie scientist wants to create clouds to protect the Great Barrier Reef

Aussie scientist wants to create clouds to protect the Great Barrier Reef<p>Source: Xinhua 2018-07-16 13:01:11<p>SYDNEY, July 16 (Xinhua) -- Australian …

News (China)

"Cloud Brightening" Shows How Weird Plans to Save Coral Reefs Have Become

"It’s truly scary."<p>To put it gently, the Great Barrier Reef has not had a great couple of years. A 2016 heat wave killed 29 percent of the reef’s …

Climate Change

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The Qld government will introduce proposed legislation to decriminalise abortion next month, Annastacia Palaszczuk says.<p>Good afternoon, readers. …

Family Court

'Cloud Brightening' Might Save the Great Barrier Reef

Desperate times call for desperate measures.<p>The Great Barrier Reef has been in trouble for years, causing scientists to look at an unconventional technique called "cloud brightening" which would artificially increase the number of clouds above the Reef.<p>Last year, Daniel Harrison of the University …

Tech Trends

'Truly scary': researcher wants to brighten clouds to rescue the Great Barrier Reef

Sea water would be pumped through a filter and sprayed out of small nozzles that produce minuscule water droplets.<p>A fan would propel the droplets …

Seawater

The science and art of reef restoration

Coral reefs around the world are in crisis. Under pressure from climate change, overfishing, pollution, introduced species and apathy, coral colonies …

Conservation

‘Something wasn’t right.’ Iconic Australian swimming couple announce break up.

Golden couple of the Australian swimming world, Mitch Larkin and Emily Seebohm, have broken up after two years of dating. Seebohm confirmed the news …

Social Media

Australia Is Set to Score a Spectacular New 76-Kilometre Coastal Walking Trail

The walking and cycling track will connect Palm Cove and Port Douglas in far north Queensland.<p>The walking and cycling track will connect Palm Cove …

Australia

Ireland divests, record heat, and rhino deaths – green news roundup

Environment news<p>Heatwave sees record high temperatures around world this week<br>• Ireland becomes world’s first country to divest from fossil fuels<br>• Kenya: 7 of 14 rhinos die after being moved between national parks<br>• UK accused of ‘green Brexit hypocrisy’ over regulation of suspected carcinogen<br>• End coal …

Environment

'Disaster': half a million hectares of forest bulldozed in Great Barrier Reef catchment

More than half a million hectares of forest was cleared in the Great Barrier Reef catchments over four years – an area more than twice the size of the Australian Capital Territory.<p>Official environment and energy department data shows that 596,000 hectares of forest was cleared between 1 July 2012 …

Richard Di Natale

Tom Gleeson takes aim at Cairns in new fake travel segment

A fake travel television segment by comedian Tom Gleeson has caused waves of laughter to erupt from everywhere in Australia, except for Cairns. The …

Australian News

How a Tiny Robot Could Help Save Coral Reefs

Scientists are teaming up to create new, innovative ways to fight coral reef loss.<p>Researching coral reefs is often low-tech: scuba tanks, waterproof …

Coral Reefs

Australia is planning a spectacular new bike and walking trail near Cairns

An incredible new 76-kilometre bike and hiking path along some of Australia’s most spectacular coastline has moved a step closer.<p>The Wangetti Trail would connect the towns of Palm Cove and Port Douglas bringing trekkers through a rugged landscape overlooking the ocean in Northern Queensland. It …

Travel

Australian Swim Team to Raise Awareness of Great Barrier Reef

Members of the Australian Dolphins Swim Team training in Cairns will soon swap the pool for the coral covered ocean as they explore the outer Reef on …

International Olympic Committee

'Insufficient': Queensland government savages reef deal

The submission said Queensland was “concerned at the unprecedented approach of providing such a level of funding to a single private organisation …

Australia

World heritage status for Auckland volcanoes? One councillor is 'optimistic'

STUFF<p>One Auckland councilor is "optimistic" the city's 14 volcanic cones can join Machu Picchu and the Great Barrier Reef as World Heritage …

World Leaders

Thought plastic was bad enough? Here’s another reason to worry

JOLEAH LAMB was scuba diving on the Great Barrier Reef, with a dazzling palette of colours spread out beneath her. Admittedly, a few of those were …

Science

The Best Resort Hotels in Australia & New Zealand

Rugged landscapes and design-forward accommodations are the major draws at these four resorts, voted World’s Best by T+L readers.<p>Australia and New …

New Zealand

Starbucks is banning plastic straws by 2020 for a good reason

With the plastic-filled Great Pacific Garbage Patch growing like a monster and everyone from Seattle to the EU looking into or outright banning single-use plastics, global coffee company Starbucks saw the future. And it is plastic-strawless.<p>Starbucks announced on Monday it will phase out plastic …

Coffee

Samsung opens world's largest smartphone factory in India

Samsung is setting up shop in India in a big way.<p>The South Korean tech giant said Monday that it's opening the world's largest phone factory in Noida, near the outskirts of New Delhi. The company is hoping to tap into the lower manufacturing costs there as it pushes its presence in the …

Business

The Great Broken Promise Of Australia's Great Barrier Reef

Is time running out to see the World Heritage-listed reef before it's cooked by rising sea temperatures? It depends who you ask, as Andrew Stafford found.<p><b>Tourist cities are built on a promise.</b> When you step off the plane into the soupy air of Cairns in Far North Queensland, you cross the tarmac …

Blue Planet II

Escape the winter blues with the tropical Australian island you can rent for just $85 a night

Isle have what they’re having! Escape the winter blues with a visit to the tropical Australian island you can rent for just $85 a night<p><b>Pumpkin Island</b> …

Coastlines