Great Barrier Reef
Amy Remeikis Conservationists already doubting 35-year plan will work.
Climate change is the most serious threat to the Great Barrier Reef, according to a major new report.
A former senior director with the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority has spoken out against the department's decision to allow dredge spoil to be dumped in the marine park off Abbot Point.
The Great Barrier Reef is in the worst state it's been in since records began and will be "pretty ugly" within 40 years, Australian scientists say.
Out-of-this-world techniques are being used to help protect one of the world's greatest natural wonders.
Cameron Atfield Measuring the impact on the Great Barrier Reef of industry and disasters such as the recent tropical cyclone Ita has been made a whole lot easier with the introduction of a new satellite based...
Five mega ports will be allowed along the Queensland coast, mainly in areas near the Great Barrier Reef.
Tony Moore A report card shows water quality in the "inshore'' of the Great Barrier Reef remains poor.
Tony Moore A major report card shows water quality in the inshore of the Great Barrier Reef remains poor, despite reductions in pesticides and nutrients flowing on to the reef.
Tony Moore The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority has never issued a permit for wastewater to be released to the reef from the nickel plant near Townsville, which has been owned by mining entrepreneur...
Tony Moore ‘‘Significant risk’’ toxic sludge from Queensland Nickel refinery will contaminate the Great Barrier Reef, says government.
The Greens have promised to set clear ‘‘no-go zones’’ for port dredging as part of a $176 million Great Barrier Reef protection package announced in Airlie Beach on Friday.
Tony Moore The Coalition wants to set up a $40 million Reef Trust - jointly co-ordinated by Queensland and federal governments - to manage the Great Barrier Reef.
Two bombs dropped on the Great Barrier reef during a botched military exercise have been recovered and disposed of, while two others will remain on the sea floor.
Queensland's environment minister has accused conservation groups of "trashing" the state's reputation overseas.
Jamie McKinnell Queensland's environment minister hopes face-to-face meetings with World Heritage Committee figures will convince them the Great Barrier Reef is in safe hands.
Tony Moore The company that operates Abbot Point coal terminal near Bowen confirmed it is investigating a 300 hectare salt farm near Bowen as a potential site to store dredge spoil.
Tony Moore Premier Campbell Newman said his government will in the future "insist" on onshore re-use of dredge spoil, at a media conference in Brisbane on Thursday.
Robert Burgin with AAP A solo yachtsman sailing from Brisbane to New Zealand has been plucked from rough seas in a dramatic seven-hour rescue involving four planes and a Danish container ship.
Tony Moore and Amy Remeikis The Queensland government has approved a plan to place three million tonnes of dredge material from Abbot Point coal port on land, rather than dumping it off-shore.