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Cyclone adds to Barrier Reef's flood woes

Hammered by a monster cyclone just weeks after flooding spewed toxic waste into its pristine waters, Australia's Great Barrier Reef could face a slow recovery due to climate change, experts warn.

dateFeb 06, 2011 in Environment
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The future of reefs

In a world first, a new 'state of the art' climate change experimental facility has been completed at the University of Queensland's (UQ) Heron Island Research Station.

dateDec 07, 2010 in Environment
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Remote Hawaii atoll corals suffer some bleaching

(AP) -- Corals at remote atolls northwest of the main Hawaiian islands suffered some bleaching this summer as ocean temperatures rose to higher-than-normal levels for a couple of weeks, but they were spared the large-scale ...

dateSep 30, 2010 in Environment
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Ending the oceans' 'tragedy of the commons'

Leading international marine scientists are proposing radical changes in the governance of the world's oceans to rescue them from overfishing, pollution and other human impacts.

dateSep 14, 2010 in Ecology
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