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The Great Barrier Reef: The battle rages on

Once again, serious questions are being raised about the decision to allow the dumping of dredge spoil in Australia's Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.

Deutsche Bank: No funds for coal port expansion

A massive online environmental campaign has forced one of the world's largest investment banks to back away from funding a controversial coal port expansion by the Great Barrier Reef.

Op-Ed: The Great Barrier Reef needs our help Special

The Great Barrier Reef, perhaps the greatest natural wonder of the world, could be heading for trouble, even before climate change. The GBR's watery expanse, 1,400 miles along Australia's east coast, contains thousands of plant, fish, and other species.

Op-Ed: Will the Australian gov't destroy the Great Barrier Reef?

After just three months in office, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott is showing greed and ignorance are alive and well in the land down under.

US drops bombs on Australia's Great Barrier Reef

Four unarmed bombs were dropped by two US fighter jets in Australia's World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef marine park after a training exercise went wrong. Any damage that could have been caused is unknown.

Furry crabs may help save Great Barrier Reef from deadly disease

Townsville - Scientists are finding that a species of crab indigenous to Australia and other areas of the Pacific and Indian Oceans may actually help save the Great Barrier Reef instead of destroying it.

New study shows Great Barrier Reef collapse

A recent study of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, the world’s largest single structure made up of living organisms, reveals that nearly half of the reef has deteriorated and collapsed over the last 30 years.

Tour boat abandons man on Great Barrier Reef

A tourist who was snorkeling on the Great Barrier Reef was shocked when he lifted his head from the water and found the tour boat had left him on his own.

Bay of Fundy lone Canadian contender for New7Wonders of Nature

Halifax - The Bay of Fundy, known for the highest tides in the world, is the lone Canadian contender for the New7Wonders of Nature.

Australia's Great Barrier Reef damaged by Yasi but will recover

Record floods and Cyclone Yasi have taken a toll on the world's largest living formation but scientists are confident the Great Barrier Reef will recover.

Report: Sea sponges and humans share genes, common ancestors

Brisbane - Australian scientists have found proof of close genetic links between sea sponges and higher living organisms including nearly 70 per cent coincidence with human genes, some of which are responsible for disease and cancer.

Australia arrests crew 'great barrier reef' coal ship

Australia has arrested the captain and chief officer of the Shen Neng 1, the Chinese coal ship that ran aground on the Great Barrier Reef earlier this month.

Sheng Neng 1 caused significant damage to Great Barrier Reef

Australian officials and scientists announced today that the Sheng Neng 1 caused significant damage to the ecosystem of the Great Barrier Reef when it collided with it on April 3, 2010.

Shipping presents growing risk to Australia's Great Barrier Reef

The ship Shen Neng 1, which hit a sand bank on April 3 at full speed carrying 68,000 metric tons of coal and 975 tons of fuel oil, is probably only the first of such collisions to occur in the near future, experts predict.

Oil from grounded Chinese ship threatens Great Barrier Reef

While authorities believe there is no risk that the Chinese ship, grounded on the Great Barrier Reef, will not break-up, the ship is still in a precarious situation and the potential for disaster remains.

Ship runs aground on Great Barrier Reef

A Chinese ship ran aground off the Australian coast on the Great Barrier Reef. Officials now fear that the ship may break apart.

Underwater look at Australia's Great Barrier Reef Special

Amateur aquanaut, Roderick Eime, packs his flippers and trunks for an underwater look at Australia's fabled Great Barrier Reef.

Man From Newfoundland To Swim Length of Great Barrier Reef

Rob Hutchings, a native of Corner Brook, N.L. who now lives in Adelaide, Australia, hopes his 2,300-kilometre quest will raise awareness of global warming. This unprecedented swim will call attention to the probable extinction of the Reef.

The Cook Islands: a paradise for sailors near the Great Barrier Reef

Hamilton Island, Australia (dpa) - With just an hour left until sundown, the heat is still intense. The thermometer is showing 34 degrees Celsius, breathing is getting faster and the sweat is streaming down our backs. Passage Peak may only rise 400 ...
 

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A healthy coral reef
A healthy coral reef
AIMS Long-term Monitoring Team
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A satellite image of the Great Barrier Reef showing the far northern section of the Great Barrier Re...
A satellite image of the Great Barrier Reef showing the far northern section of the Great Barrier Reef, near Northern Cooktown, Queensland.
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Clownfish on the Great Barrier Reef (tropposnello/flickr).
Clownfish on the Great Barrier Reef (tropposnello/flickr).
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After grounding on the Great Barrier reef and nearly sinking  a wreck  HMB Endeavour was lifted off ...
After grounding on the Great Barrier reef and nearly sinking, a wreck, HMB Endeavour was lifted off the reef and limped to the Endeavour River in Australia for repairs.
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The Shen Neng  a Chinese bulk carrier  ran aground on the Great Barrier Reef early april and caused ...
The Shen Neng, a Chinese bulk carrier, ran aground on the Great Barrier Reef early april and caused significant damage to the reef.
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A beautiful array of colors and varieties of coral in the Great Barrier Reef
A beautiful array of colors and varieties of coral in the Great Barrier Reef
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Satellite picture of the Great Barrier Reef  Queensland  Australia.
Satellite picture of the Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia.
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Heavily damaged coral reef
Heavily damaged coral reef
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