October 2, 2012 - PBS NEWSHOUR - VIDEO
WATCH: A new study finds that in the last 27 years, half of Australia's Great Barrier Reef coral has died. Gwen Ifill talks to Nancy Knowlton, a coral reef biologist and chair of Marine Science at the Smithsonian Institution, about ecological and economical consequences of the collapse, as well as measures to help mediate the decline.,, http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/climate-change/july-dec12/reef_10-02.html
AUSTRALIA'S REEF COLLAPSE BLAMED ON FARMING http://www.terradaily.com/reports/Australia_reef_collapse_blamed_on_farming_999.htmlExploring coral reef threats from changing ocean chemistry - Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation http://www.scoop.it/t/our-oceans-need-us/p/3686616865/exploring-coral-reef-threats-from-changing-ocean-chemistry-gordon-and-betty-moore-foundation
October 2, 2012 By Katharine Gammon, LiveScience Contributor: GREAT BARRIER REEF IN DECLINE
Australia's Great Barrier Reef is a glittering gem — the world's largest coral reef ecosystem — chock-full of diverse marine life. But new research shows it is also in steep decline, with half of the reef vanishing in the past 27 years.
AUSTRALIA ADMITS NEGLECT OF GREAT BARRIER REEF
The impact of how much chemical is going into the ground and how much run-off as a result is then going into the reef. COSMOS magazine http://www.cosmosmagazine.com/news/6028/australia-admits-neglect-great-barrier-reef
AUSTRALIA'S MINING BOOM MAY DOOM BARRIER REEF http://www.scoop.it/t/our-oceans-need-us/p/2174419182/australia-s-mining-boom-may-doom-barrier-reef