Great Barrier Reef

Sacrificing the Reef for Industrial Development

Mining and port development coupled with decreasing water quality along Australia’s north-eastern coast are threatening the continent’s World Heritage-listed tourist drawcard, the Great Barrier Reef.

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef on Brink of Collapse

Australia's iconic Great Barrier Reef is dying, and little will be left less than 10 years. More than half of the coral in the 2,300 km long reef has died over the past 27 years, according to a scientific survey released Monday.

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Great Barrier Reef at a Crossroads

The world's largest and best protected coral reef will be doomed by Australia's unprecedented scale of planned coal and gas development, experts say.

Coral Triangle Fights to Save Reefs from Extinction

The planet's richest region of coral and marine life, which feeds 130 million people, is in trouble.