Tagged: Great Barrier Reef

The fishy problem of underwater noise pollution - Guest Work

Guest Author Apr 13, 2018

Adam Crane, University of Saskatchewan and Maud Ferrari, University of Saskatchewan This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. When the famous explorer Jacques Cousteau released The Silent World, a documentary of his underwater adventures in 1953, he inspired generations of scientists to study the world’s oceans. We now know … Read More

Great Barrier Reef bleaching stats are bad enough without media misreporting - Guest Work

Guest Author Apr 28, 2016

By Jon C. Day, James Cook University The widespread bleaching event occurring across the Great Barrier Reef is unprecedented in scale and severity. It has rightly gained global media attention. Sadly, however, some of the headlines it has generated are factually incorrect or misleading: Half of Great Barrier Reef “dead or dying” (ITV News) Coral are … Read More

Coral bleaching comes to the Great Barrier Reef - Guest Work

Guest Author Mar 22, 2016

Ove Hoegh-Guldberg, The University of Queensland and Tyrone Ridgway, The University of Queensland As we write, the much-cherished Great Barrier Reef is experiencing the devastating effects of coral bleaching. The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority has declared severe coral bleaching underway on the reefs north of Cooktown. El Niño and climate change have driven … Read More