The best scientific minds are being called on to rehabilitate seagrass beds off central Queensland, where a number of turtle and dugong deaths remain distressingly high.
Miranda Forster More dugongs have died this year than in all of 2010 because of Queensland's summer of disasters.
Having hosted more than 21 million visitors since opening in 1988 Sydney Aquarium is now celebrating its own 21st.
Bridie Smith Mining poses a greater threat to the health of the Great Barrier Reef than agriculture, says one marine scientist who has cast doubt on the federal government's prediction that water quality will...
Bridie Smith Mining poses a greater threat to the health of the Great Barrier Reef than agriculture, according to one marine scientist who has cast doubt on the federal government's prediction that water quality...
Tom Arup Australia has argued it is making substantial progress on the United Nations' requests for better protection of the Great Barrier Reef and that it should not be listed among world heritage sites ''in...
Jon Brodie, James Cook University New “Reef Facts” commercials are currently airing during prime-time television shows in Australia, purporting to tell the “facts” about the environmental health of the Great...
Michael Green Starfish, cyclones, chemicals. If things continue the way they are, the Great Barrier Reef won't be great for much longer.
Tom Arup A proposal to explore for oil and gas next to the World Heritage protected Ningaloo Reef has been blocked under national environment law.
Bridie Smith CSIRO survey highlights the proliferation of debris.
Tom Allard Much of the Great Barrier Reef is continuing to degrade, especially areas closest to the mainland, where new port developments are awaiting approval from the federal government.
Tom Allard Much of the Great Barrier Reef is continuing to degrade, especially in the inner areas where a slew of new port developments are proposed and waiting approval from the federal government.
Queensland Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders using cruel hunting methods will no longer be immune from prosecution.
Steve Jacobs Sydney lord mayor Clover Moore has opened the doors to SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, following its $10 million, nine-month overhaul.
Tom Arup THEY are the gentle giants of the ocean, weighing as much as 1400 kilograms, but an emerging Chinese medicine market for gill rakers is threatening global populations of giant manta rays.
Saffron Howden BETWEEN this week and next, Phillip McCarthy will swap 30-degree heat, bushfires and dugongs for the spruce and pines of Canada's vast Boreal forest in sub-zero temperatures.
Sea Shepherd strongly opposes the West Australian government's call for a shark cull following shark attacks in the state. The organisation's Australia director Jeff Hansen explains why.
Gladstone Harbour fishermen will be back on the water from midnight after authorities lifted a three-week ban sparked by the discovery of sick fish.
There is no need to panic over the spike in turtle deaths along Queensland's coast, an ecologist says.
Deborah Smith This dry season, the cycle of life has continued as normal for the flatback sea turtles that nest on Bare Sand Island, a deserted patch of sand dunes off the coast west of Darwin.