Peter Hannam The Great Barrier Reef will be irreversibly damaged by climate change in just 16 years, according to leading reef researcher Ove Hoegh-Guldberg.
Peter Hannam Climate change is real, it's happening and the risks are many and rising, so says the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change in its latest report.
Tom Arup The worst El Nino weather events, which are linked to devastating natural disasters and reduced Australian rainfall, will double with dangerous climate change, research has found.
Peter Hannam Australian and Indian scientists have teamed up to identify the causes and impacts of so-called marine heatwaves such as the devastating pulse of warm water that swept down the West Australian...
In its heyday, the Pastoruri glacier in central Peru, drew daily throngs of tourists packed into dozens of double-decker buses 5,0000 meters high into the Andes to ski, build snowmen and scale its...
Michael Green Starfish, cyclones, chemicals. If things continue the way they are, the Great Barrier Reef won't be great for much longer.
David Wroe Ocean species that used to live off Sydney half a century ago now inhabit the Southern Ocean as climate change drives fish, plankton and microbes to colder waters, a scientific snapshot of marine...
The chance to save the world's coral reefs from damage caused by climate change is dwindling as man-made greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise, scientists said in a study released on Sunday.
Environment Minister Tony Burke says Australians should be alarmed by a halving in the coral cover in the Great Barrier Reef since 1985.
Nicky Phillips Half the Great Barrier Reef's coral has disappeared in the past 27 years and less than a quarter could be left within a decade unless action is taken, a landmark study has found.
Nicky Phillips In 1969, the veteran TV journalist Bob Raymond produced a documentary, Life and Death on the Great Barrier Reef.
The Great Barrier Reef could be stripped of its world heritage status within months if action isn't taken to better protect the natural icon from coal and gas developments, environment groups say.
Peter Hannam Australia's big four banks are leading lenders to the massive expansion in coal and gas shipments through the Great Barrier Reef, contradicting their own pledges to curb carbon emissions and preserve...
Ben Cubby, Nicky Phillips The health of the World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef has been downgraded to "poor" as the government quietly pushed some of the pollution targets that were supposed to be achieved this year...
Greg Swain Coral reefs are alive and well in areas immediately north of Brisbane, but the news is not so great for over-hunted fish.
Nicky Phillips Many of the world's coral reefs, including the Great Barrier Reef, could survive the coming decades if greenhouse gas emissions are reduced, a study has found.
The Great Barrier Reef will be lost unless there is dramatic action to cut greenhouse gasses over the next 10 years, a climate change scientist warns.
With climate negotiations about to resume, the future of low-lying Pacific nations is a matter of faith, writes Michael Green in Funafuti.
Ben Cubby A diving expedition to the Great Barrier Reef towards the end of this century is likely to be a weird and disappointing experience, for anyone who had seen footage of the reef thriving in our time.
Tom Arup Environment Correspondent THE Great Barrier Reef's chances of survival from even moderate climate change is poor and ''catastrophic damage'' may not be avoided, the first Reef Outlook Report has found.