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Great Barrier Reef

World's Coral Reefs Are Headed For Major Die-Off

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 01.06.2017 | Green

If humans do not take swift action to curb greenhouse gas emissions, annual coral bleaching events will soon decimate nearly all of the world’s cora...

Australia Wants To Save The Great Barrier Reef While Building A Massive Coal Mine

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 12.07.2016 | World

Australia is a step closer towards building one of the world’s largest coal mines, despite years of lobbying from environmentalists who worry such a...

'Green News Report' - November 29, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.29.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issues eviction notice to Dakota Access Pipe...

Great Barrier Reef Experiences Its Worst Coral Die-Off

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 11.29.2016 | Green

The Great Barrier Reef suffered its worst coral die-off this year, researchers in Australia announced Monday. The northern region of the reef, off th...

Much Of The Great Barrier Reef Has Become A Coral Graveyard

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 10.26.2016 | Green

Scientists studying the aftermath of one of the worst coral bleaching events in history along the Great Barrier Reef have returned with some bad, albe...

Rest In Peace: Great Barrier Reef

Dana Ellis Hunnes | Posted 10.24.2016 | Green
Dana Ellis Hunnes

Image Credit: Huffington Post Images To hear this morning that the Great Barrier Reef is on life-support, and may be officially "dead" is not only sa...

Great Barrier Reef Obituary Goes Viral, To The Horror Of Scientists

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 10.25.2016 | Green

Dead and dying are two very different things. If a person is diagnosed with a life-threatening illness, their loved ones don’t rush to write an obit...

5 Places You Must Visit Before They're Ruined By Climate Change

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 10.12.2016 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

For Condé Nast Traveler, Tyler Moss. As ice caps melt and wildfires rage, scientific assertions that climate change is occurring at a rate faster th...

Colorful Coral Pulses With Life In This Stunning Time-Lapse Video

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 10.07.2016 | Green

Think of coral, and you probably envision a reef lying motionless on the ocean floor. But the mesmerizing time-lapse video above, along with the still...

11 Places to See Before It's Too Late | Posted 08.31.2016 | Travel

We know you've read the story before -- there's even a 1,200-page book about it. But we can't help but to remind you of all the great sites on earth t...

Saving The Great Barrier Reef Will Cost $6.3 Billion

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 08.15.2016 | Green

If the Great Barrier Reef is to have a chance of recovering from the worst-ever bleaching event and survive into the future, Australia must significan...

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....