New laws banning the sea dumping of industrial dredge spoil have passed in the Australian state of Queensland in one of the most significant conservation victories ever for the Great Barrier Reef, said WWF-Australia and the ...
An Australian environmental group Monday launched a new legal challenge to a huge, India-backed coal mine, saying the government's recent re-approval of the project failed to consider the impact on the Great Barrier Reef.
Understanding how fish "see" is helping a team of international scientists increase their knowledge of the Great Barrier Reef's biodiversity.
The world-famous Australian reef is providing an effective barrier against landslide-induced tsunamis, new research shows.
Small fisheries in Western Australian waters are at the mercy of zooplankton, with short-lived growth in the Kimberley.