Great Barrier Reef continues to struggle

ALEX CORBY A new study has revealed that the clearing of land around the Great Barrier Reef is increasing, now significantly worst than previous years. Acting Premier Jackie Trad released the Land Cover and Tree study that revealed that there has … [Read more...]

Great Barrier Reef report sparks global concern

ARIANA PANETTIERE The Federal Government launched a $140 million protection plan aimed at improving the Great Barrier Reef's water quality this week at the International Riversymposium in South Brisbane. The Great Barrier Reef Report Card … [Read more...]

Tony Abbott ‘arrested’ for ecocide at West End

JACK LAWRIE   Activist group Generation Alpha pulled a creative stunt to protest against the Australian government's environmental policies -- staging an arrest of Prime Minister Tony Abbott. The environmental activist group was … [Read more...]

Australia’s natural assets a key factor in tourism growth

AMY MITCHELLL-WHITTINGTON World class natural assets such as the Great Barrier Reef are key drivers of tourism to Australia but industry workers warn the quality of these drawcards are diminishing. Airlie Beach dive instructor Tony Fontes … [Read more...]

‘March Australia’ protesters take to the streets of Brisbane

AUDREY COURTY Scenes from 'March Australia' rally in Brisbane CBD. Photos: Audrey Courty Thousands of protesters marched through Brisbane CBD on Sunday as part of a nationwide protest against Federal Government policies. The ‘March … [Read more...]

Technology is reducing water pollution in the Great Barrier Reef

JASMINE DUX Surveillance technology that can monitor farm runoff is the latest high-tech innovation being used to protect water quality on the Great Barrier Reef. Queensland Department of Agriculture Fisheries and Forestry researcher Dr … [Read more...]

Navy retrieves two bombs from Great Barrier Reef

SARAH ROHWEDER The US Navy has retrieved and disposed of two bombs dropped on the Great Barrier Reef earlier this year. Four bombs were released from US warplanes after they ran critically low on fuel during a failed military exercise in … [Read more...]

Thousands gather for Rally for the Reef

TESS HAINING More than a thousand people rallied in Brisbane’s Queens Park on Sunday for long-term protection of the Great Barrier Reef. With just two weeks left until the federal election, environmentalists are calling for political action … [Read more...]

Rally for the Reef attracts thousands in Brisbane

GAVIN COOTE AND TESS HAINING More than a thousand people rallied in Brisbane’s Queens Park on Sunday for long-term protection of the Great Barrier Reef. With just two weeks left until the federal election, environmentalists are calling for … [Read more...]

Public rally latest initiative to save reef

SARAH ROHWEDER The Australian Marine Conservation (AMCS) will play host to a public rally on August 25 in an attempt to save the Great Barrier Reef from industrialisation. The rally comes as a response to the LNP’s proposal to expand ports, … [Read more...]