The Great Barrier Reef is breathtakingly beautiful. But rising water temperatures on Australia's east coast are killing off its corals. On top of that a huge coal port is being built not far from the reef on the mainland.
Australia’s iconic Great Barrier Reef has endured two years of coral bleaching, with scientists warning of a looming catastrophe for the UNESCO protected site. Is it time to visit before the natural wonder is no more?
Global temperatures are set to far overshoot an international target to limit the increase, UN scientists say. Another expert study warns of the health risk posed to vulnerable people by the growing number of heatwaves.
The Australian Climate Council warns that devastating bleaching will mean a "death sentence" for the Great Barrier Reef. The world's largest coral system is home to millions of marine life forms.
Thousands of Australian children have walked out of school calling for government action on climate change. Australia is one of the biggest per capita carbon polluters in the world.
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