Reef Check's E-News

Reef Check Membership


Our Champions

Empowering people to save our reefs and oceans

Live News

Mar 18, 2017


Financial Times

Australia must share the blame for coral bleaching
Financial Times
Australia's Great Barrier Reef is in danger. Last year, a huge swath of its most pristine northern section suffered from bleaching that killed off two-thirds of the corals living in shallow water. Now, a second consecutive year of higher water ...
Global warming and recurrent mass bleaching of corals : Nature : Nature ResearchNature

all 98 news articles »

Mar 17, 2017


CNNEspañol.com

Gran Barrera de Coral de Australia sufre daño “sin precedentes”
CNNEspañol.com
Los autores de la investigación advierten que la resiliencia de la estructura viva más grande del planeta está disminuyendo rápidamente. Información de una serie de inspecciones aéreas y submarinas muestra que una ola de calor en el verano del 2016, ...

and more »

Mar 14, 2017


National Geographic Australia

3D-Printed Reefs Offer Hope in Coral Bleaching Crisis
National Geographic Australia
The news on coral reefs alternates between doom and hope. Reefs are among the most fragile ecosystems on the planet and essential to marine life. They are also highly sensitive to climate change and are dying at a dramatic rate. By the century's end, ...
Australia's Great Barrier Reef never to recover from coral bleachingIndia Live Today
Second wave of mass bleaching unfolding on Great Barrier Reef - GBRMPA - Great Barrier Reef Marine Park AuthorityGreat Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority
Global warming and recurrent mass bleaching of corals : Nature : Nature ResearchNature
New York Times -Nature -BBC News
all 132 news articles »

Mar 10, 2017


CTV News

Australia sees second year of coral bleaching in Great Barrier Reef
CTV News
Australia's Great Barrier Reef is experiencing an unprecedented second straight year of mass coral bleaching, scientists said Friday, warning many species would struggle to fully recover. The 2,300-kilometre reef suffered its most severe bleaching on ...
Australia's Great Barrier Reef coral bleaching worsensBusiness Standard
Coral on parts of Australia's Great Barrier Reef is suffering from rising temperatures of seawaterNew Tang Dynasty Television
Great Barrier Reef Not Adequately Protected From Coral Bleaching By AustraliaInternational Business Times
Xinhua -Tech Times -NOAA's National Ocean Service -Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority
all 122 news articles »

Mar 8, 2017


The Cairns Post

Reef Check Australia calls halt to coral surveys due to lack of ...
The Cairns Post
VOLUNTEER divers who have been monitoring the health of the Great Barrier Reef will stop surveying for the first time in nearly 20 years due to a lack of ...

and more »

Feb 24, 2017


Coral: Rekindling Venus
ArtsHub (subscription)
Lynette Wallworth is at that frontier cracking open the fulldome as a space for artists. Her work, Coral is a frameless meditation on the fragility and fascinating beauty of the ocean as well as a call to action. Lie back in the fulldome cinema at ...

Dec 6, 2016


Australia must choose between coal and coral – the Great Barrier Reef depends on it
The Guardian
The government hopes its latest reports will keep the reef off Unesco's world heritage in-danger list. But protecting the reef for future generations involves addressing the threat posed by climate change. The Great Barrier Reef needs far more help ...

and more »

Nov 29, 2016


USA TODAY

Australia's Great Barrier Reef has worst coral die-off ever
USA TODAY
One of the world's treasures, the Great Barrier Reef, just suffered from its worst coral die-off ever recorded, Australian scientists announced Monday. Stress from unusually warm ocean water heated by man-made climate change and the natural El Niño ...
Australia's Great Barrier Reef sees largest coral die-off everThe Hindu
Australia's Great Barrier Reef sees record coral deaths this yearThe Indian Express
Largest recorded coral die-off at Australia's Great Barrier coral Reef claim scientistsIndia Live Today
Tech Times -ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies -BBC News
all 126 news articles »

Nov 25, 2016


The wild beaches and islands of Western Australia's Coral Coast
The Guardian
Natural wonders are as elemental and ancient as they get on the Coral Coast, north of Perth. And charter flights and Indigenous guides are helping to open up its islands, peninsulas and lagoons. Shell Beach in Shark Bay, Western Australia. Stranger ...

Aug 30, 2016


Gizmodo Australia

Sydney's Coral Experiences 'Widespread Recovery' From Bleaching
Gizmodo Australia
A team of marine biologists from the University of Technology Sydney and Macquarie University provided the first evidence of bleaching in Sydney Harbour's unique temperate corals last April. Since then the scientists have recorded widespread recovery, ...

and more »