Posts tagged with coral bleaching

  1. Super corals: restoring our reefs

    In June, UNESCO declared the Great Barrier Reef as ‘in danger’ , but our government rejected the warning, denying the recommendation for “stronger and clearer commitments”. …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2021/09/02/super-corals-restoring-our-reefs

  2. Sunscreen: Killer of Coral?

    “Slip on a shirt, slop on some sunscreen and slap on a hat.” If you grew up in Australia, chances are this message was engraved into …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2019/09/10/slip-slop-and-a-slap-in-the-face-for-the-great-barrier-reef

  3. For how long can the Great Barrier Reef stand the heat?

    Long before moving to Australia, I had always wanted to visit the Great Barrier Reef. Coming from Ireland and having experienced beaches with stones rather than …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2018/09/04/for-how-long-can-the-great-barrier-reef-stand-the-heat

  4. The Great Barrier Reef is dying. Is it time to engineer the climate?

    Global warming is killing The Great Barrier Reef. An Australian Government advisory panel have reported that almost 50% of the reef’s coral died due to mass …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2017/08/07/the-great-barrier-reef-is-dying-is-it-time-to-engineer-the-climate

  5. Can coral create rain?

    As I’m typing this, a group of researchers from QUT are cruising along the Great Barrier Reef. But they aren’t surveying fish or looking at coral. …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2016/10/23/can-coral-create-rain