This summer's record-breaking coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef was made 175 times more likely thanks to climate change.
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.
The bleaching hitting the Great Barrier Reef not only harms corals. As these close-up photos show, it also deprives many other species of a home and livelihood.
Warm seas are causing coral 'bleaching' in one of the world's biodiversity hotspots.
Virtual reality is enabling researchers to get first hand experience of remote environments, helping them make better decisions about their conservation.
Bleaching has hit a huge swathe of the Great Barrier Reef, with many corals in the reef's remote northern reaches now expected to die as a result of warm waters linked to this summer's El Niño.
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.
Marine scientists have been accused of being biased towards 'doom and gloom'. But it's not bias if the outlook for coral reefs really is gloomy.
By artificially going 'back in time' to more alkaline ocean conditions, researchers have shown the damage that ocean acidification is already doing to the Great Barrier Reef.
Ocean acidification will hurt some parts of the Great Barrier Reef more than others.
Land clearing in Queensland has tripled in the past five years.
Despite 15 years of concerted action by the Australian and Queensland governments the health of the reef is not improving and in fact may be continuing to deteriorate.
Corals are experiencing only the third global bleaching event in recorded history, caused by warming seas. But worse is yet to come.
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.
Diving in many parts of Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia now costs a little more than it used to – but you might be happy to discover why.
The Great Southern Reef covers 71,000 square km and contributes more than A$10 billion to Australia's economy each year.