The Great Barrier Reef Is Heading for a Mass Bleaching of Unprecedented Scale
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.
Ocean Heatwaves That Instantly Kill Coral Are Getting Worse, Scientists Warn
Marine heatwaves present “a distinct biological phenomenon” from bleaching events, and could threaten the livelihoods of half a billion people.
The Ocean Conditions That Are Bleaching the Great Barrier Reef May Be the New Normal in 20 Years
A group of Australian researchers found that human-caused climate change made it 175 times more likely that the Great Barrier Reef would experience a bleaching event.
Australia's Largest Mining Project Moves Forward, Despite Weak Demand for Coal
The $17 billion mining project would produce 20 percent more emissions each year than New York City and require ocean dredging nearby the Great Barrier Reef.