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Rightmove's most expensive homes for sale

Fancy a 7-bed villa in Thailand or a mansion on Australia's Great Barrier Reef? These homes can be yours if you're willing to fork out for the most expensive homes for sale in the world.

Google adds Street View of the International Space Station

Google Street View hasn’t been limited to maps for quite a while. You can even explore the Great Barrier Reef using Street View. The app is pushing exploration beyond just your own neighborhood. The next step is a big one, because for the first time, Street View has left the Earth. You can [...]

Stop Right Now And Watch “Chasing Coral” To Understand What We’ve Done To The Ocean

If you think devastating effects of climate change aren’t here yet, the new film from the makers of “Chasing Ice” will make it very clear how wrong you are. Underwater in the Great Barrier Reef, after weeks of filming coral to manually...Show More Summary

The UK’s newest World Heritage Site is also its biggest

So, as you may have heard… the area I am proud to call home – the English Lake District – is now officially a World Heritage Site, putting it alongside the iconic Taj Mahal, the Great Barrier Reef and the Grand Canyon as a site of global, cultural and historical significance. Show More Summary

Visit Australia's Great Barrier Reef without even leaving Twitter with live broadcast

After all, you've probably been meaning to visit. You can take a guided tour down the depths of Australia's Great Barrier Reef in a live broadcast on Twitter's Periscope on Thursday, 12:30 p.m. AEST where people can ask questions toShow More Summary

Engineering professor proposes bold concept for solving great barrier reef bleaching

(QuakeWrap, Inc.) A green, low-cost solution for the coral bleaching crisis -- one of the unfortunate consequences of global warming -- is proposed by a University of Arizona engineering professor known for developing innovations for solving infrastructure renewal challenges.

How To See The Great Barrier Reef Live On Twitter

Twitter is taking us on a guided tour of the Great Barrier Reef tomorrow July 13 - broadcasting live on Periscope. In two separate broadcasts, we will be able to both watch the reef live, and learn about how to protect it. More »   ...

UNESCO Says The Great Barrier Reef Isn't 'In Danger' And Experts Are Divided

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) just released its 'List of World Heritage in Danger', and it has one notable omission. The Great Barrier Reef. Australian experts have spoken out about the exclusion. More »      

UNESCO keeps Great Barrier Reef off 'in danger' list

UNESCO said Thursday its World Heritage Committee (WHC) had decided not to place the Great Barrier Reef on its list of sites "in danger" despite concern over coral bleaching.

UNESCO Says Great Barrier Reef Is No Longer 'in Danger' Despite Widespread Destruction

2 weeks agoNews : Newsweek: US

Greenpeace said listing the World Heritage Site as endangered would have forced the Australian government to act on climate change.

UNESCO leaves Great Barrier Reef off "in danger" list

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The United Nations cultural body UNESCO has voted to leave the Great Barrier Reef off its "in danger" list despite recent widespread destruction of the World Heritage Site.

What Is The Real Value Of The Great Barrier Reef?

This article was written by Mark Gough, Executive Director and Joseph Harris-Confino, Communications Officer, Natural Capital

"Perfect thermal storm" caused 2016 Great Barrier Reef coral bleaching

3 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

The Great Barrier Reef has seen better days, after a one-two punch of coral bleaching events struck it in 2016 and 2017. Warming sea temperatures have been pegged as the culprit, but that alone can't account for why the bleaching was so severe. Show More Summary

'Perfect storm' led to 2016 Great Barrier Reef bleaching

(James Cook University) Researchers from James Cook University and the Université catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium say unprecedented oceanographic conditions in 2016 produced the perfect storm of factors that lead to a mass coral bleaching.

What's the economic value of the Great Barrier Reef? It's priceless

Deloitte Access Economics has valued the Great Barrier Reef at A$56 billion, with an economic contribution of A$6.4 billion per year. Yet this figure grossly underestimates the value of the reef, as it mainly focuses on tourism and the reef's role as an Australian icon.

Putting a Price Tag on the Great Barrier Reef

What's the value of the Great Barrier Reef? Economists were recently tapped to figure that out. While it's huge, some may say the study doesn't take in its most important asset: The health and sustainability of our oceans and our atmosphere.

Australia's Great Barrier Reef Has Been Valued At A Whopping $56 Billion

With the Great Barrier Reef under unprecedented environmental stress, a new report is raising the alarm in terms of its potential economic loss. Valued at $56 billion, the largest living structure on Earth is now deemed "too big to fail". More »      

The REAL Cost Of Losing The Great Barrier Reef

4 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

A report says the landmark is "priceless," but if the reef were given a value, it'd be worth billions.

The threatened Great Barrier Reef is estimated to be worth $42 billion

Our unsustainable habits are propelling climate change, and as a result, the Great Barrier Reef is under immense environmental stress.  Coral bleaching has reached record levels and no one knows if or when the coral will ever recover. Show More Summary

The cost of climate change? For the Great Barrier Reef, it’s $42B

4 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

It’s hard to put a pricetag on climate change — but for Australia’s endangered Great Barrier Reef, the cost would be $42 billion.

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