The Great Barrier Reef is in crisis, as a second wave of coral bleaching hits. But the system of bodies and laws that protect it are getting more complicated – and less productive.
The Great Barrier Reef is bleaching again. Without greater action on climate change and water quality, its World Heritage status could be listed as "in danger".
The government's latest report to UNESCO on the Great Barrier Reef paints a rosy picture.
Australia will almost certainly miss its water quality targets for the Great Barrier Reef.
Queensland's planned new coal mine could impact the climate, the Great Barrier Reef, water, and local species. Yet still it has been declared as 'critical infrastructure' by the state government.
A groundbreaking new economic study has found that investing A$8.2 billion would get us very close to hitting targets to cut water pollution into the Great Barrier Reef by 2025.
A new study provides insight into coral-dwelling microbial communities and how they react to pollution, overfishing, and climate change. What does it mean for the Great Barrier Reef?
All mention of Australia has been removed from an international report on climate change on the grounds that it would damage tourism. Here's the evidence.
Efforts to combat water pollution on the Great Barrier Reef aren't working, according to a new government report.
The Great Barrier Reef is in trouble, and the upcoming election is our last chance to lock in plans to save it.
The statistic that bleaching has been seen in 93% of surveyed areas of the Great Barrier Reef has sparked worldwide coverage - not all of it accurate.
Sir David Attenborough has issued a call the save the Great Barrier Reef.
Banning fishing helps fish, but it also helps reef recover from cyclones, disease, and coral bleaching.
To fix pollution on the Great Barrier Reef, some farming practices will have to change.
Authorities have moved the Great Barrier Reef onto its highest alert level in response to widespread coral bleaching. Months of monitoring will now be needed to assess the ongoing damage.
Right on cue, coral bleaching has struck the Great Barrier Reef, as the world's third mass bleaching event continues.
Ocean acidification will hurt some parts of the Great Barrier Reef more than others.
The latest Great Barrier Reef report shows some improvements to water quality over the past five years, but there's still a lot to do on one particular problem: nitrogen.
The government's plan to save the Great Barrier Reef hinges on hitting a series of pollution and conservation targets within just a few years. A new expert panel will advise on how best to get there.
Whether it's on the official "in danger" list or not, the Great Barrier Reef is clearly under threat. UNESCO has placed its faith in Australia, but without urgent action the problems will not go away.