Great Barrier Reef
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.
Climate change is the most serious threat to the Great Barrier Reef, according to a major new report.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
A rail line linking what will be one of the world's biggest coal mines to a port on the Great Barrier Reef coast has been approved.
Amy Remeikis Premier Campbell Newman has called for a "Queenslanders first'' employment policy on a rail project that will provide a link between a major coal mine and a port.
Cameron Atfield A Queensland coroner has been scathing of a far north Queensland diving operator in her findings into the death of a Chinese tourist in 2010, saying he poses a “possible danger to public...
Coal dust has spread throughout the Great Barrier Reef and exceeds toxic levels near the shore, a Senate inquiry has heard.
Amy Remeikis Corruption fighter Tony Fitzgerald has labelled the government’s attempt at reconciliation with the legal community and voters a “politically motivated expression of regret for its...
Dredge plume from coastal developments can stress coral, making them more prone to chronic diseases, Queensland researchers have found.
New research linking coral diseases to dredging has sparked renewed debate over the potential impact of the practice on the Great Barrier Reef.