Photo: Kyle Taylor, Reef
Rolling news and videos from Australia’s Great Barrier Reef Marine Park in 2019.
Widespread coral bleaching is forecast for waters off the Northern Australia coast, due to above-average sea surface temperatures that could last for up to two months.
The Great Barrier Reef is in trouble. There are a whopping 45 reasons why – @ConversationEDU
Great Barrier Reef outlook now ‘very poor’, Australian government review says – Guardian
Coalition’s reef advocate backs massive tree-clearing plan
Australia’s Great Barrier Reef Inundated by Queensland Flood Plumes – Weather.com
High sea surface temperatures expected to bleach coral off Northern Australia – ABC
Regardless of UNESCO’s listing, it’s blatantly clear that the #GreatBarrierReef IS in danger, following unprecedented back to back bleaching due to global heating. https://t.co/8R0S5BxsjA https://t.co/OydtzEf1nR
— Terry Hughes (@ProfTerryHughes) January 30, 2019
— UQ News (@UQ_News) January 30, 2019
How much of the Great Barrier Reef will survive? – The latest 5-year Outlook for the Great Barrier Reef has been downgraded from ‘poor’ to ‘very poor’. With further warming and bleaching events predicted, how much of the reef can recover naturally and how much could we save?
Outlook Report 2019
We’ve all heard of the Grand Canyon, but did you know there’s also over 100 underwater canyons in the #GreatBarrierReef? Find out more: https://t.co/MkXrnpoBFp #ReefOutlook2019 #lovethereef pic.twitter.com/77Xc4HdVmC
— Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (@gbrmarinepark) September 17, 2019