With the alarming news that Australia's Great Barrier Reef is in the brink of death, scientists are formulating live-saving techniques to prevent coral death and the declining population of marine life.
The Great Barrier Reef was declared dead on Friday after an obituary was posted on Outside. However, to clarify things, the reef is not dead but is sick and dying.
Scientists found that exposure to high levels of carbon dioxide alters fish’s brain chemistry and causes behavioral impairments.
NASA's CORAL mission will conduct an airborne study of the Great Barrier Reef in Australia.
For those who have yet to visit Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, now would be the best time to visit. Reports state that the Great Barrier Reef is dying, with almost half of the reef’s corals already having vanished. All this due to the effects of global warming and coral bleaching.
The researchers never thought that the reef will be three times bigger that expected.
A whopping 6000 square kilometers of coral reef has been discovered and mapped behind the Great Barrier Reef.
In the wild, every advantage counts. For sea creatures, it’s between the ones blessed with super sight and those who can seamlessly blend in the surroundings. Who wins? New research reported in Science Daily has the score.
In an attempt to demonstrate how coral bleaching is happening up close, Australian researchers have captured this phenomenon on video for the first time.
Acid from burning carbon dioxide and fossil fuels, which enters oceans, has forced fish to change their body clock and pretend it's always night time in order to survive.
Following the devastation in the Great Barrier Reef, scientists have found out that the underwater kelp forest in the Great Southern Reef has been wiped out due to a marine heatwave that warmed the sea.
Scientists from Australia have released a report saying that the Bramble Cay melomy in the Great Barrier Reef is the first documented mammal to be wiped out due to man-made climate change.
The Great Barrier Reef was excluded from the United Nation's list of World Heritage Sites in Danger, despite the fact that climate change has destroyed 93% of the magnificent reef.
All 46 tourists aboard the Spirit of 1770 jumped into the sea on the Great Barrier Reef to escape the burning and sinking boat.