Australia’s iconic Great Barrier Reef hit by polluted floodwaters; Xinhua

Australia/NZ News -CANBERRA (XINHUA) – Leading scientists have expressed concern after polluted floodwaters hit an “extraordinarily large area” of the Australia’s iconic Great Barrier Reef…

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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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18 of the best snorkelling spots in the world; Yeong Sassall; Vogue

From Bora Bora to the Great Barrier Reef; these are the best snorkelling spots in the world.

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Get inspired by Pantone’s 2019 Color of the Year and explore barrier reefs in the New Year; Benedetta Geddo; Lonely Planet

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Surviving bleached Barrier Reef coral ‘more resilient to heat’; AFP

Corals on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef that survived bleaching from rising sea temperatures were more resistant to another bout of hot conditions the following year, scientists said Tuesday, a “silver lining” for the embattled ecosystem. The 2,300-kilometre (1,400-mile) long UNESCO World…

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New reef tour’s Indigenous journey; Emily Moulton; Perth Now

Around two million tourists visit the Great Barrier Reef each year but most are unaware of its cultural significance to Australia’s first peoples. However, a new tour could change all that.

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All-Inclusive Indulgence at the Reef’s Most Exclusive Private Island Resort; Luxury Escapes

Today’s Luxury Escapes Travel Deal: All-Inclusive Indulgence at the Reef’s Most Exclusive Private Island Resort. Buy Now & Save 34% on Luxury Escapes Travel Deals.

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Regent’s 2021 World Cruise to Feature 56 UNESCO World Heritage Sites; Ana Figueroa; Travel Pulse

The 117-cruise from Miami to Barcelona will visit South America, French Polynesia, Australia, Asia and the Mediterranean.

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Australia announces plans to save Barrier Reef; AFP

Australia announced plans Friday to explore concepts such as firing salt into clouds and covering swathes of water with a thin layer of film in a bid to save the embattled Great Barrier Reef.   The UNESCO World Heritage-listed reef, about the size of Japan or Italy, is reeling from two straight…

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Cloud brightening, ‘sun shields’ to save Barrier Reef; AFP

Australia announced plans Friday to explore concepts such as firing salt into clouds and covering swathes of water with a thin layer of film in a bid to save the embattled Great Barrier Reef. The UNESCO World Heritage-listed reef, about the size of Japan or Italy, is reeling from two straight years

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