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Plan to save Great Barrier Reef from encroaching farm pollution

Plan to save Great Barrier Reef from encroaching farm pollution | Ecosystems at Risk | Scoop.it
A major project is underway to protect Australia’s Great Barrier Reef from being smothered and poisoned by agricultural runoff
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15 creatures that could disappear with the Great Barrier Reef

15 creatures that could disappear with the Great Barrier Reef | Ecosystems at Risk | Scoop.it
These extraordinary sea species are threatened by coral bleachings at the Great Barrier Reef
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Mapping the Great Barrier Reef with cameras, drones and NASA tech

Mapping the Great Barrier Reef with cameras, drones and NASA tech | Ecosystems at Risk | Scoop.it
New and old technologies reveal what's killing Australia's great marine wonder
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Has the Great Barrier Reef just been approved for destruction by the Australian government?

Has the Great Barrier Reef just been approved for destruction by the Australian government? | Ecosystems at Risk | Scoop.it
Alexander White: One of the natural wonders of the world is about to have 3 million cubic metres of seabed dumped on top of it.
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Cattle station purchase 'fantastic' for Great Barrier Reef, green groups say

Cattle station purchase 'fantastic' for Great Barrier Reef, green groups say | Ecosystems at Risk | Scoop.it
Queensland government’s $7m purchase aims to cut back on sediment flowing on to the reef, where it can smother coral and prevent its recovery from bleaching
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Former Great Barrier Reef marine park head calls for ban on new coalmines

Former Great Barrier Reef marine park head calls for ban on new coalmines | Ecosystems at Risk | Scoop.it
Graeme Kelleher’s call comes before Australian government’s deadline for reporting to Unesco’s world heritage committee
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Great Barrier Reef scores D for health for fifth year in a row

Great Barrier Reef scores D for health for fifth year in a row | Ecosystems at Risk | Scoop.it
Results of annual report card based on data collected before bleaching killed a fifth of the reef’s coral, suggesting next year’s results will be even worse
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Australia must choose between coal and coral – the Great Barrier Reef depends on it

Australia must choose between coal and coral – the Great Barrier Reef depends on it | Ecosystems at Risk | Scoop.it
The government hopes its latest reports will keep the reef off Unesco’s world heritage in-danger list. But protecting the reef for future generations involves addressing the threat posed by climate change
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Great Barrier Reef bleaching could become commonplace

Great Barrier Reef bleaching could become commonplace | Ecosystems at Risk | Scoop.it
Green buildings and sustainable cities – news and views
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Baby turtle found near lumps of coal sparks fears for Great Barrier Reef

Baby turtle found near lumps of coal sparks fears for Great Barrier Reef | Ecosystems at Risk | Scoop.it
Scientists and environmental advocates are up in arms after lumps of coal were found washed up on beaches around Australia's Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. Showing what's at stake for vulnerable marine life, a local found a turtle hatchling next to a lump of coal on East Point Beach
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The End is Near: Poisonous Algae Further Stressing Out Great Barrier Reef

The End is Near: Poisonous Algae Further Stressing Out Great Barrier Reef | Ecosystems at Risk | Scoop.it
Algae will soon take over the Great Barrier Reef, a new study published in the journal Scientific Reports revealed.
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Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area, Queensland - Overview

Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area, Queensland - Overview | Ecosystems at Risk | Scoop.it
The Great Barrier Reef is one of the richest and most diverse natural ecosystems on Earth.
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'It is fantastic, better than travelling to the moon' – David Attenborough returns to the Great Barrier Reef

'It is fantastic, better than travelling to the moon' – David Attenborough returns to the Great Barrier Reef | Ecosystems at Risk | Scoop.it
The 89-year-old naturalist and broadcaster is brimming with enthusiasm for his latest TV series, Great Barrier Reef, and the wonder of filming underwater in a submarine.
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Examining the Major Threats to the Great Barrier Reef

Examining the Major Threats to the Great Barrier Reef | Ecosystems at Risk | Scoop.it
Threats to the Great Barrier Reef seem to be rising more quickly than measures to protect it...here are just five of them.
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There's still time to save the Great Barrier Reef from dying

There's still time to save the Great Barrier Reef from dying | Ecosystems at Risk | Scoop.it
We're killing one of the world's most spectacular natural wonders – but it's not too late to change
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Great Barrier Reef with David Attenborough: man who shows us miracles

Great Barrier Reef with David Attenborough: man who shows us miracles | Ecosystems at Risk | Scoop.it
Who’s got the best life? It has to be David Attenborough, whose films capture wonders that still seem imposssible, even after you’ve seen them. Plus: back down to earth with Mary Portas in What Britain Bought in 2015
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Great Barrier Reef: Unesco pushes for tree-clearing controls

Great Barrier Reef: Unesco pushes for tree-clearing controls | Ecosystems at Risk | Scoop.it
UN agency recognises ‘importance of strengthening our vegetation protection laws’, Queensland’s Jackie Trad says
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The Ocean Cannot Absorb Much More CO2

The Ocean Cannot Absorb Much More CO2 | Ecosystems at Risk | Scoop.it
Most carbon emissions are absorbed by the ocean, but it’s running out of capacity, which could make global temperatures rise even faster.
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Great Barrier Reef Hit with Worst Coral Bleaching on Record

Great Barrier Reef Hit with Worst Coral Bleaching on Record | Ecosystems at Risk | Scoop.it
Great Barrier Reef Hit with Worst Coral Bleaching on Record: Higher water temperatures in 2016 have hurt much of the corals in the Great Barrier Reef... News video on One News Page on Monday, 28 November 2016
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Climate Change This Week: Solar Surges, Climate Change Got Real, and More!

Climate Change This Week: Solar Surges, Climate Change Got Real, and More! | Ecosystems at Risk | Scoop.it
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.

And the chances of Donald Trump's family and fortune surviving climate change ar
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Great Barrier Reef 'Could be Dead' within 20 Years

Great Barrier Reef 'Could be Dead' within 20 Years | Ecosystems at Risk | Scoop.it
The Great Barrier Reef could be dead within 20 years if greenhouse gas emissions are not curbed, scientists say.
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Great Barrier Reef at Risk due to Coal Dust

Great Barrier Reef at Risk due to Coal Dust | Ecosystems at Risk | Scoop.it
A tiny turtle in the vicinity of many pieces of coal has made environmentalists nervous regarding the Great Barrier Reef.
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Scientists have discovered evidence of the planet's largest undersea landslide in Australia

Scientists have discovered evidence of the planet's largest undersea landslide in Australia | Ecosystems at Risk | Scoop.it
Scientists have discovered remnants of a massive undersea landslide that could have triggered a tsunami.
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Coalition's $1 billion funding promise for Great Barrier Reef

Coalition's $1 billion funding promise for Great Barrier Reef | Ecosystems at Risk | Scoop.it
The Turnbull government will establish a $1 billion fund to protect the Great Barrier Reef from the ravages of climate change and declining water quality.
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