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Topic: Great Barrier Reef

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Unwanted anniversary: 365 days of record-breaking ocean temperatures, Reef fading to ‘shadow state’ | Climate Council

  2024-03-13 (or before) in

The Great Barrier Reef is suffering a fifth mass bleaching event in nine years, following 365 straight days of record breaking global sea surface temperatures, and igniting fears climate change is pushing tropical coral reefs past a tipping point.

  Tagged under: Extreme Heat | Climate Data | Great Barrier Reef | Oceans | Tipping Points

Visual Feature | Status of Coral Reefs of the World

  2024-03-10 (or before) in UN Environment Programme

UNEP has created a dynamic data visualization that distills the report findings with an aim to generating increased interest and awareness.

  Tagged under: Media | Data | Great Barrier Reef | Coral Reefs

Great Barrier Reef: New mass bleaching event hits World Heritage site

  2024-03-08 in The BBC

The world's biggest coral system had seen only two mass bleaching events before 2016.

  Tagged under: Great Barrier Reef

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef suffers ‘extensive’ coral bleaching, as scientists fear seventh mass bleaching event | CNN

  2024-02-29 by in CNN

The southern Great Barrier Reef is suffering from extensive coral bleaching due to heat stress, the reef’s managers said Wednesday, raising fears that a seventh mass bleaching event could be unfolding across the vast, ecologically important site.

  Tagged under: Climate Change Impacts | Extreme Heat | Coral Reefs | Great Barrier Reef | Australia

Aerial surveys of Great Barrier Reef ordered as flights show extensive coral bleaching

  2024-02-28 in The Guardian

Helicopter flights over almost 50 reefs off the Queensland coast found bleaching in the south was “fairly uniform”

  Tagged under: Great Barrier Reef | Coral Reefs

What Is the Great Pacific Ocean Garbage Patch?

  2023-01-31 (or before) in Sustainable & Eco Friendly eCommerce Packaging | SR Mailing

The Great Pacific Ocean Garbage Patch is considered by many to be one of humanity’s biggest crimes against the planet – and really, just the name of it gives away the horror of what it actually is, considering the size of the Pacific Ocean. We talk a lot about what can be done to save the planet here at SR Mailing, and that’s because we’re absolutely passionate about it! The fact that there is so much to be done, and that there is so much that we can all be doing in our daily lives that can help us to save planet Earth from global warming and climate change. The issue, of course, is much, much bigger than...

  Tagged under: Microplastics and Nanoplastics | Oceans | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Pacific Ocean | Methane | Fish | Rivers | Whales and Dolphins | Wildlife | Economic Growth | Great Barrier Reef | Coral Reefs | California | South America | BP | Sea Level | Indonesia

Record coral cover on parts of Great Barrier Reef, but global heating could jeopardise recovery

  2022-08-03 in The Guardian

Fast-growing species of branching and plate-like corals push cover up but are also the preferred prey for crown-of-thorns starfish

  Tagged under: Oceans | Great Barrier Reef

State of the environment: shocking report shows how Australia’s land and wildlife are being destroyed

  2022-07-18 in The Guardian

List of threatened species grows as ecosystems show signs of collapse due to climate crisis and habitat loss

  Tagged under: Coal | Wildlife | Great Barrier Reef | Collapse

‘Devastating’: 91% of reefs surveyed on Great Barrier Reef affected by coral bleaching in 2022

  2022-05-10 in The Guardian

Report reveals extent of sixth mass bleaching event with worst-affected reefs between Cape Tribulation and Whitsundays

  Tagged under: Great Barrier Reef | Coral Reefs

Great Barrier Reef hit by sixth mass bleaching event, leading coral scientist says

  2022-03-17 in The Guardian

Prof Terry Hughes says he believes bleaching is under way as the Australian government conducts monitoring flights over 2,300km reef

  Tagged under: Wildlife | Great Barrier Reef | Coral Reefs

Great Barrier Reef: Australia pledges A$1bn but draws renewed climate criticism - BBC News

  2022-01-28 (or before) in The BBC

New funding for the Great Barrier Reef will improve water quality but not address its central threat.

  Tagged under: Great Barrier Reef

Advisory bodies - DCCEEW

  2021-12-21 (or before) in

Working together with community, industry, science and Traditional Owners is critical to the success of the Reef 2050 Plan to protect and improve the Reef. An Independent Expert Panel and a Reef 2050 Advisory Committee have been established to advise the Australian and Queensland governments on implementation and review of the Reef 2050 Plan.

  Tagged under: Great Barrier Reef

Great Barrier Reef could face another mass bleaching by end of January, forecast says

  2021-12-18 in The Guardian

Scientists are hoping La Niña conditions might yet stave off threat from predicted heat accumulation in northern and central reef

  Tagged under: Predictions | Wildlife | Great Barrier Reef | Coral Reefs

Great Barrier Reef corals have more than halved in past 25 years, study shows

  2020-10-14 in The Guardian

Mass bleaching events triggered by record-breaking water temperatures have the most impact on coral depletion

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Great Barrier Reef | Coral Reefs

Great Barrier Reef's third mass bleaching in five years the most widespread yet

  2020-04-06 in The Guardian

Government’s chief marine scientist says he fears people will lose hope for the future of the reef but it is a clear signal for action

  Tagged under: Wildlife | Great Barrier Reef | Coral Reefs

Climate crisis may have pushed world's tropical coral reefs to tipping point of 'near-annual' bleaching

  2020-03-31 in The Guardian

Exclusive: Mass bleaching seen along Great Barrier Reef could mark start of global-scale event, expert warns

  Tagged under: Oceans | Tipping Points | Extreme Weather | Great Barrier Reef | Coral Reefs

Great Barrier Reef suffers third mass bleaching in five years - BBC News

  2020-03-26 (or before) in The BBC

The third such event in five years prompts scientists to renew urgent warnings about climate change.

  Tagged under: Climate Change | Great Barrier Reef

Great Barrier Reef suffers third mass coral bleaching event in five years

  2020-03-25 in The Guardian

Renowned scientist Terry Hughes says huge swathes of reef have been affected in a ‘severe’ situation

  Tagged under: Wildlife | Great Barrier Reef | Coral Reefs

The Great Barrier Reef Is Heading for a Mass Bleaching of Unprecedented Scale

  2020-03-04 (or before) in VICE

Forecasts for the largest living structure on Earth have become "devastating," scientists say, and the coral carnage will be even more widespread than the last mass bleaching in 2016-2017.

  Tagged under: Great Barrier Reef | Coral Reefs

How scientists are coping with ‘ecological grief’

  2020-01-12 in The Guardian

Scientists reveal how they are dealing with a profound sense of loss as the climate emergency worsens

  Tagged under: Great Barrier Reef | Climate Anxiety and Grief

Australia Will Lose to Climate Change

  2020-01-06 (or before) in The Atlantic

Even as the country fights bushfires, it can’t stop dumping planet-warming pollution into the atmosphere.

  Tagged under: Oceans | Global Warming | Climate Change | Australia | Bushfires | Wildfires | Economic Growth | Great Barrier Reef | Coral Reefs

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