Australia to Spend Billions to Save Great Barrier Reef
Friday, 2 December 2016 Australia will spend $1.3 billion ($965.3 million U.S.) in the next five years to improve the water quality and well-being of the Great Barrier Reef to keep the World Heritage Site from being placed on the United Nation’s “in danger” list. But activists say the money, in addition to the $1 billion fund announced earlier, is insufficient and want the government to take more concrete action to protect the reef. A negative rating for the Great Barrier Reef, located off the country’s...
The phenomenon of coral bleaching in the ocean is threatening the life of the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. The effects of global warming cause thousands of species to migrate in search of food for their livelihood, leaving the life cycle of corals and the oceanic eco-system at risk.
Kerry Daniel was spearfishing with friends off the coast of north Queensland, Australia, near the Great Barrier Reef when he suddenly found himself face-to-face... GrindTV - SportsAlso reported by •New Zealand Herald
A recent study found that the Great Barrier Reef was nearly destroyed roughly 125,000 years ago due to rapid sea-level rise from melting glaciers and polar ice... Christian Science Monitor - Front Page