Tag: Great Barrier Reef
“The removal of gillnets in net-free zones on the reef has already helped boost local fish populations. We want to see this happen right across the reef.”
The spawning, which was seen from recorded videos off the coast of Cairns, Queensland, "gives the scientists who observed it hope for the vulnerable ecosystem."
My plea to the government and to my fellow Australians: Don’t let politics thwart science. Don’t fight the diagnosis. Fight the threats. The world is watching and the clock is ticking.
The loss of the Great Barrier Reef would be incalculable for Australia.
If added to the List of World Heritage in Danger, the Great Barrier Reef would become the first on it because of climate change reasons.
"We've gotten to the point now where local solutions for the reef are almost pointless – the only thing that matters is action on climate change."
"The last thing the reef needs is more sludge dumped on it, after being slammed by the floods recently. One million tonnes of dumping dredged sludge into world heritage waters treats our reef like a rubbish tip."
Combating global warming is really the only way to help protect the rest of this coral.
Coral bleaching is causing some corals to die in the Great Barrier Reef.