Tag Archives: AU – Great Barrier Reef

Was a Coral Reef Taller Than the Empire State Building Discovered in the Great Barrier Reef?; Madison Dapcevich; Snopes

It was the first detached reef to have been discovered in the area since the late 1800s.

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Australian scientists find huge new healthy coral reef off northern coast; Reuters

Australian scientists found a detached coral reef on the Great Barrier Reef that exceeds the height of the Empire State Building and the Eiffel Tower, the Schmidt Ocean Institute said this week, the first such discovery in over 100 years.

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HSBC, Australia’s Queensland buy ‘credits’ to protect Great Barrier Reef; Swati Pandey; Reuters

Australia’s Queensland state and HSBC said on Thursday they will make a “world-first investment” to protect the world-heritage listed Great Barrier Reef which is suffering from extensive coral bleaching events.

Source: HSBC, Australia’s Queensland buy ‘credits’ to protect Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef’s Great Big Complicated Story; Juli Berwald; Afar

One of Australia’s best-known destinations for swimming, diving, and snorkeling, the Great Barrier Reef has been threatened by coral bleaching. What will it look like in 50 years?

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Top 7 Facts About The Great Barrier Reef; Antonio Cirjak; World Atlas


The Great Barrier Reef is the biggest reef structure on Earth. This reef is one of the most intriguing ecosystems people will ever have the chance to explore.

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Exploring the exotic natural wonderland of reefs and rainforests on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef Drive; Glenn Harris; LLM

Australia is a fascinating destination with so many varied experiences that tourists are sure to be spoiled for choice. One of its many standout treasures is the…

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Journey to the North: A scenic road trip from Cairns; Fiona Harper; SilverKris

With skies as blue as the sea and hills tall enough to touch the clouds, Cairns proves to be a coastal destination worth visiting.

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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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