Great Barrier Reef

Tony Abbott Condemned For Great Barrier Reef Dumping Decision

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.05.2014 | UK

Australia's Prime Minister has been condemned, once again, for putting his country's already fragile Great Barrier Reef under threat. In what could...

Thousands Protest Australia's Shark Cull

Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.02.2014 | UK

Thousands of people have gathered on Australian beaches to protest the country's controversial shark cull. Western Australia's government is taking...

'Whatever Climate We Were Used To Will Be A Thing Of The Past'

The Huffington Post UK/ PA | Posted 09.10.2013 | UK

Scientists have shockingly warned that within our generation "whatever climate we were used to will be a thing of the past." Ecosystems and economies ...

Climate Change: The World's Most Beautiful Places Under Threat (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.09.2013 | UK

Fancy going diving in the crystal clear waters of the great Barrier Reef? Or traversing the snowy climes Mount Kilimanjaro? Then you better move quick...

Virunga: Where We Draw the Line

David Nussbaum | Posted 01.10.2013 | UK
David Nussbaum

Virunga is the continent's oldest national park, with more mammals, reptiles and birds than any other protected area in Africa. As well as being the home to such a diverse range of wildlife, Virunga's natural systems sustain local communities - providing food and fresh water, energy and raw materials, plus employment opportunities, such as fishing and ecotourism.

US Jets Bomb The Great Barrier Reef

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.07.2013 | UK

Two US fighter jets have dropped bombs on the Great Barrier Reef after a training exercise went horribly wrong. The planes jettisoned four bombs be...

Australia's Barrier Reef Endangered in Shale Oil Debate

Frontier | Posted 25.08.2013 | UK

Some believe that the economic benefits and creation of jobs and income for the state will outweigh the problems the increase in shale oil activities will cause towards the reef, whereas others are adamant that it would be "environmental vandalism"

PICS: Gavin, The Photobombing Fish

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.05.2013 | UK Comedy

Fish! Honestly. They're always trying to be the centre of attention. Just look at 'Finding Nemo'... and... erm... well, we're sure there are other exa...

Great Barrier Reef Has Lost More Than Half Its Coral In The Past 27 Years

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 02.10.2012 | UK

The Great Barrier Reef has lost more than half of its coral in the past 27 years, according to a new study. Researchers from The Australian Institu...

PICS: Google Adds Coral Reef To Street View Maps

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 25.11.2012 | UK Tech

Yes, this might be a good week to tell the world about your awesome maps - but Google could be trying a little too hard. The search giant has just ...

Fish Can Get Skin Cancer Too

PA | Posted 02.08.2012 | UK

Skin cancer in wild marine fish has been discovered for the first time, new research has revealed. The study, conducted by Newcastle University and...

PHOTOS: Australia To Create World's Largest Marine Reserves

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 14.06.2012 | UK

Australia is to build the world's largest network of marine parks, more than three million sq km in size, ahead of the Rio +20 summit on climate chang...

Travel Eye: Why You Have to See the Great Barrier Reef at Least Once in Your Life...

Karen Edwards | Posted 18.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Edwards

Snorkelling and swimming around the Great Barrier Reef is an experience I'll never, ever forget. Yes, it took me the best part of three days to get there and hell, yeah, it didn't come cheap - but my goodness, it was worth it...

Go Virtual Diving With Google Earth Under The Sea

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 24.04.2012 | UK Tech

Sufferers of galeophobia, fear of sharks, can finally have the dream diving trip they're too timid to take. The Catlin Seaview Survey has taken Go...