Great Barrier Reef


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.
Becky Ferreira
Madeleine Gregory
Great Barrier Reef

This Underwater Robot Will ‘Squirt’ Coral Larvae onto the Great Barrier Reef to Save It

The LarvalBot is an experimental technology that could revive damaged and dying parts of the Great Barrier Reef.
Sarah Emerson
barrier reefs

The Great Barrier Reef Is Losing Its Ability to Recover from Bleaching Events

Researchers documented a six-fold decrease in the recovery rate of the world's largest reef.
Daniel Oberhaus
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Australians can’t agree on how to save the Great Barrier Reef and it’s getting ugly

A renowned coral reef researcher wants Australia to curb emissions, but some say there’s another way
Arielle Duhaime-Ross
Great Barrier Reef

Nearly a third of the Great Barrier Reef's corals were killed by a heat wave

A new study finds that nearly a third of the Great Barrier Reef was killed by high temperatures in 2016.
Kathleen Caulderwood
but, like, panic a little

Don’t Panic: We Can Still Save the Great Barrier Reef

Coral conservationists have made huge strides in the last few years.
Kaleigh Rogers
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

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VICE Staff

New helicopter surveys show Great Barrier Reef bleaching is getting worse fast

Jules Howard
climate change

The Great Barrier Reef is dying at a rate not expected for another 30 years

David Gilbert

Tourists Are Flocking to the Great Barrier Reef Because It’s Dying

Australia tried to hide information about the fragile Great Barrier Reef, but millions of tourists still got the memo.
Ashley Spencer

There's a Huge Geological Structure Hiding Behind the Great Barrier Reef

Reefs on reefs on reefs.
Daniel Oberhaus

Saving the Great Barrier Reef Will Cost $6 Billion, But It Could Be Worse

New report from the Queensland government recommends altering land use and improvement farm management.
Leif Johnson