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Swathes Of The Great Barrier Reef Suffer 'Complete Ecosystem Collapse'

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 07.25.2016 | Green

It’s been a wretched year for Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, the largest living structure and one of the most complex natural ecosystems on Earth...

Coral Reefs in Trouble - the Canaries in the Coal Mine

Melissa Heller Hoagland | Posted 07.21.2016 | Green
Melissa Heller Hoagland

It felt like we had stepped into a scene from Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea as we glided along the Great Barrier Reef in a ten person submersi...

Group Buys Fishing Net So Others Can't, Will Save Up To 10,000 Sharks

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 07.15.2016 | Good News

The World Wildlife Fund is biting back. On July 13, WWF-Australia bought a $100,000 shark-fishing license on the Great Barrier Reef for a 3,937-foot n...

Team Uniting Nations On Pace To Shatter A World Record In Rowing

Marc Boyd | Posted 07.12.2016 | Sports
Marc Boyd

With less than 100 miles to go, Team Uniting Nations, a four-man crew from four different nations is on the verge of shattering the existing record for rowing across the Pacific Ocean from Monterey, California to Honolulu, Hawaii, a distance of 2,400 miles, in the Great Pacific Race.

Civil Society To Prime Minister Turnbull: Go 100% Renewable To Save The Reef

Wael Hmaidan | Posted 06.29.2016 | Green
Wael Hmaidan

The Great Barrier Reef is a natural wonder. It is a global treasure, integral to Australia's reputation in the world and to your environmental and cultural heritage. We are all devastated to see it suffer an unprecedented coral bleaching event, the worst in recorded history, fuelled by global warming.

A Global Partnership for Ocean Health

Johan Rockström | Posted 06.22.2016 | Impact
Johan Rockström

World oceans are largely poorly managed and weakly governed. Marine stewardship is essential to protect future food supplies. This requires political leadership to set a global agenda for ocean health. We call for a set of interconnected actions to achieve this.

The Climate Post: Coral Bleaching Linked to Climate Change, Other Factors

Tim Profeta | Posted 06.10.2016 | Green
Tim Profeta

The Great Barrier Reef, which last year narrowly avoided being put on the World Heritage endangered list, is experiencing its worst bleaching in recorded history.

Catastrophe: How Coral Bleaching Is Destroying The Great Barrier Reef

The Guardian | Paul Vale | Posted 06.07.2016 | Green

It was the smell that really got to diver Richard Vevers. The smell of death on the reef....

What's at Risk this Election? Oh, Just Planet Earth.

Nora Turriago | Posted 06.03.2016 | Politics
Nora Turriago

To all the global warming naysayers: book a ticket to Cusco, Peru. Once the capital of the Inca Empire, Cusco now claims a less desirable title: land of the highest levels of ultraviolet radiation on Earth.

More Than A Third Of The Coral Is Dead In Parts Of The Great Barrier Reef

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 05.31.2016 | Green

The worst bleaching event ever seen on the Great Barrier Reef has killed more than a third of corals across wide swaths of the region, scientists anno...

Australia Pressed UN To Ignore Great Barrier Reef In Key Climate Report

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 05.27.2016 | Green

A key paper about the threats of climate change to World Heritage sites intentionally left off any mention of the Great Barrier Reef after the Austral...

Corals: Drained of Color, Drained of Life

Miyoko Sakashita | Posted 05.02.2016 | Green
Miyoko Sakashita

Snorkeling in the Great Barrier Reef a few years ago, I was overwhelmed by the cartoon-like colors: orange clownfish, blue tangs and green sea turtles set against corals that were purple, bright yellow, rusty red and aqua-blue.

93 Percent Of The Great Barrier Reef Is Practically Dead

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 04.22.2016 | Green

The Great Barrier Reef -- the largest living structure on Earth -- is dying as a result of El Nino and climate change. This week, scientists from the ...

The Great Barrier Reef Is Screwed If Climate Change Continues

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 04.15.2016 | Science

The Great Barrier Reef could lose the ability to protect itself from future bleaching events if climate change continues unabated, a new report warns....

7 Things That We Wish Were April Fool's Jokes But Are All Too Real

Kicker | Posted 04.01.2016 | College

We just feel like today will be the day someone jumps out and yells "April Fools! Biff from Back to the Future II isn't really running for president! And a madman isn't actually in charge of a nuclear-armed country." Right? Right?

'Green News Report' - March 22, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.22.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Sea World vows to end captive orca breeding program; Great Barrier Reef i...

Parts Of The Great Barrier Reef Are Dying

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 03.21.2016 | Science

Australia is raising the alarm: Swathes of the Great Barrier Reef, the world’s largest coral reef system, are dying. On Sunday, WWF Australia releas...

Climate Change This Week: A Really Hot 2016 Start, a Really Cool Battery, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 03.15.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. When The Forest Goes, So Does This Beauty, a beautiful tropical forest hummingbir...

11 Things You Should Never Do in Australia

SmarterTravel | Posted 03.01.2016 | Travel

In a country where almost anything goes, there are still some things you shouldn't do. Take it from me—I made each of these mistakes at least once w...

This Is The Great Barrier Reef Like You've Never Seen It Before

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 01.12.2016 | Science

Sir David Attenborough is the indisputable king of nature documentaries. He's best known for narrating "Planet Earth," the BBC series, but over his 65...

You Can Chase Away Post-Holiday Blues Traveling to Unique Places On a Budget

Janis Couvreux | Posted 12.23.2015 | Travel
Janis Couvreux

The days after Christmas can be bluesy, a let down after the build-up of all that good cheer. Looking forward to a good post-holiday trip can keep spirits bright, and spirits will be even brighter if the far away place that beckons is inexpensive.

The Faithful Shopper: Department Stores Dressed for the Season

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 12.02.2015 | New York
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Faith Hope Consolo

New York's 2015 holiday windows are as festive and fantastical as ever! People come from far and wide to witness the spectacular scene and the ornate window displays carefully curated to show off holiday spirit and the latest merchandise.

Scientists Design Killer Robot To Protect Celebrated Reef

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 09.10.2015 | Science

A killer robot might just be the hero the Great Barrier Reef needs to protect it from a booming population of coral-eating creatures. As the crown-of-...

I'm With Stupid: Robots Could Destroy All Life in the Pacific

Todd Hartley | Posted 09.04.2015 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

If you've heard of the film (or the actual object) "Rabbit-Proof Fence," you may have some idea of Australia's unfortunate history with invasive and non-native species.

New Underwater Discovery Gives The Great Barrier Reef A Run For Its Money

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 09.09.2015 | Science

Looks like one of the world's most famous natural wonders has some pretty impressive competition. This week, researchers in Australia announced the di...