Great Barrier Reef

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
11.2.18
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
7.18.18
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
4.10.17
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The VICE Morning Bulletin

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VICE Staff
4.10.17
Australia

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
9.8.16
Australia

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

Reefs on reefs on reefs.
Daniel Oberhaus
8.27.16
Australia

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
8.13.16
Death of the Great Barrier Reef

Turns Out Dying Coral Reefs Smell Even Worse Than They Look

The Great Barrier Reef is a living animal. And bleaching is turning it into a stinking, decaying coral graveyard.
Katherine Gillespie
6.7.16
Death of the Great Barrier Reef

To Save the Great Barrier Reef, We May Have to Selectively Breed it

Melbourne-based scientists have identified stress-resistant corals that could be potentially bred and moved into areas affected by bleaching.
Katherine Gillespie
5.16.16
Australia

Australia Is Letting the Great Barrier Reef Die Over a Lot of Coal

The Great Barrier Reef is dying, and only politicians can save it.
Sarah Emerson
4.6.16
Australia

'Worst Bleaching Ever' Observed on the Great Barrier Reef

A new survey shows extensive damage to the most famous coral reef in the world.
Brian Merchant
3.28.16
News

Coral Bleaching in the Great Barrier Reef Sure Looks a Lot Like Climate Change

Coral die offs have become all too common. As Dr. Tyrone Ridgway explained, "There's been bleaching in Hawaii this year, Caledonia, and now Australia."
Katherine Gillespie
3.22.16
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