How to Volunteer and Preserve the Great Barrier Reef; Nikos Vasilellis; SCUBA News

Make a difference to the Great Barrier Reef by volunteering.

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Stricter New Australia Law Aims To Help Save Great Barrier Reef; AFP

Australia introduced stricter new laws to limit agricultural run-off into the waters surrounding the Great Barrier Reef on Thursday, in an attempt to save the reef and keep its prized world heritage status.

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Save reefs to rescue all ecosystems; Tiffany H Morrison, Terry P Hughes, W Neil Adger, Katrina Brown, Jon Barnett & Maria Carmen Lemos; Nature

An approach that tackles the underlying causes of coral-reef decline could be applied to other habitats, argue Tiffany H. Morrison, Terry P. Hughes and colleagues.

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Barrier Reef facing endangered list if run-off laws don’t pass, Environment Minister warns; Peter McCutcheon; ABC

The Queensland Government is expected to pass a bill today to introduce new mandatory farm run-off regulations to protect the reef, despite opposition from agricultural groups.

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The Great Barrier Reef outlook is ‘very poor’. We have one last chance to save it; Terry Hughes; Conversation

It’s official. The outlook for the Great Barrier Reef has been downgraded to “very poor”, and the window to act is closing.

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Australia’s Great Barrier Reef in ‘very poor’ condition: government agency; Paulina Duran; Reuters

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is in very poor condition because of climate change, over fishing and land clearing, a state agency said on Friday, as it downgraded the reef’s status to the lowest level, which could jeopardise its World Heritage status. The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority…

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Great Barrier Reef outlook now ‘very poor’, Australian government review says; Lisa Cox & Adam Morton; Guardian

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Five-yearly report says climate change is escalating the threat and window of opportunity for action is now…

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Coral reefs rapidly die from marine heat waves — study; AFP

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How the Citizens of the Great Barrier Reef Is Preserving the World’s Reefs One Fish at a Time; Julia Zaltzman; Robb’s Report

CEO Andy Ridley is working to get everybody—including yacht owners—aboard his preservation mission.

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“Global action needed to save the world’s barrier reefs,” says UNESCO; Breaking Belize News

The  United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is calling for all countries to do their part to combat climate change to help save the world’s remaining barrier reefs.

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An Underwater Hotel Is Ready To Open In 2020 In Australia’s Great Barrier Reef; Break.com

We have always dreamed of being able to living underwater just like in the movies The Little Mermaid that we used to watch when we were kids. Now that dream will be not far away with a luxurious hotel underwater in Australia. Are you ready to fullfill your ocean dream and live a life like a mermaid?

Source: An Underwater Hotel Is Ready To Open In 2020 In Australia’s Great Barrier Reef – Break.com

Australia: Campaign Launches for Citizenship to be Granted to the Great Barrier Reef; NewsGram

The petition said that the ecosystem is being threatened by coal mining, greenhouse gas emissions and climate change inaction.

Source: Australia: Campaign Launches for Citizenship to be Granted to the Great Barrier Reef | NewsGram

You can now hail an Uber to the Great Barrier Reef; Sarah Reid & Anne Farrar; National Geographic

For a limited time, the ride-sharing service will operate a submarine in the world’s largest reef system.

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Exploring Cairns and Great Barrier Reef in 5 days with the young; Straits Times

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The Great Barrier Reef: Everything You Need To Know; Dilvin Yasa; Australian Travelller

Did you know there are five main regions to explore The Great Barrier Reef from in Queensland? Here is your guide to each one so you can pick the best for you.

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How To Visit The Great Barrier Reef – 5 Epic Holiday Ideas; Jayne; Girl Tweets World

Queensland holiday ideas for backpackers, beach lovers & more. How to visit the Great Barrier Reef whatever your style or budget is.

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Great Barrier Reef: What’s going on with Australia’s biggest tourism attraction?; Sarah Marshall; Independent

There’s something universally irritating about noisy eaters, but below the surface of the ocean, dining etiquette doesn’t really apply.

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Great Barrier Reef: How To Take Kids; Dawn Nicholson; Families Go Travel

Like many families, visiting the Great Barrier Reef in Queensland, Australia was high on our family’s bucket list. We hear so much about the bleaching of coral…

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8 Things You Need to Know Before Traveling to the Great Barrier Reef; Michelle Gross; Oyster

Whether you’re an avid scuba diver or amateur snorkeler, a trip to the Great Barrier Reef should make everyone’s bucket list. Not only is it the world’s largest coral reef system, but the UNESCO World Heritage site is also one of the seven natural wonders of the world. Situated in the Coral Sea, off the coast of Queensland, Australia, the massive turquoise-and-blue paradise stretches for more than 1,400 miles. So massive, in fact, that it can even be seen from outer space. But before you go, check out these eight handy tips, including where to fly into and the best time to visit (hint: avoid stinger season).

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Australia Hosts Reef Live Event to Showcase Great Barrier Reef; Megan Snedden; HuffPost

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