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 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 [...]
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
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
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
(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.
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 » ...
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 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.
Greenpeace said listing the World Heritage Site as endangered would have forced the Australian government to act on climate change.
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.
This article was written by Mark Gough, Executive Director and Joseph Harris-Confino, Communications Officer, Natural Capital
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
(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.
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.
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.
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 »
A report says the landmark is "priceless," but if the reef were given a value, it'd be worth billions.
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
It’s hard to put a pricetag on climate change — but for Australia’s endangered Great Barrier Reef, the cost would be $42 billion.