A diver mauled by a bull shark Friday near Australia’s Great Barrier Reef became stranded for more than eight hours on a remote island while waiting for help. Craig De Wit, 55, remains hospitalized.. GrindTV
An Australian scuba diver survived after a bull shark mauled him near the Great Barrier Reef in northern Queensland on Saturday. According to emergency services, the 55-year-old had to wait more than.. Raw Story
Dr Anne Hoggett speaks with Guardian Australia environment reporter Michael Slezak about the extensive damage the mass coral bleaching event has wrought on the Great Barrier Reef, as viewed from the.. Source: Guardian -
The pristine beauty of the turtle nesting grounds and the coral beds surrounding Queensland’s Raine Island can be seen in underwater footage captured in December 2016.
Raine Island is actually a.. Source: storyfulviral -
Many of the business and political leaders gathering in Davos this week will be focused on how to protect the global economic order - and their interests - after a year of major political and social.. Huffington Post
Kerry Daniel was spearfishing with friends off the coast of north Queensland, Australia, near the Great Barrier Reef when he suddenly found himself face-to-face with an attacking bull shark. Daniel.. GrindTV
A recent study found that the Great Barrier Reef was nearly destroyed roughly 125,000 years ago due to rapid sea-level rise from melting glaciers and polar ice sheets. If left unchecked, the Earth.. Christian Science Monitor
The Great Barrier Reef's massive loss to coral bleaching last year might have been just a taste of things to come. According to a study by a team of marine scientists, 99 percent of the world's coral.. TUAW Also reported by •engadget
If humans do not take swift action to curb greenhouse gas emissions, annual coral bleaching events will soon decimate nearly all of the world’s coral reefs, a United Nations-backed study has.. Huffington Post
It's safe to say there's an abundance of choice when it come to place to visit in Australia — from urban landmarks like the Sydney Opera House to natural ones like Uluru or the Great Barrier.. Mashable
What do Birmingham, Madagascar and the Great Barrier Reef have in common? They’re all among the 52 Places to Go in 2017, the newest edition of an annual list of the top global destinations published.. bizjournals
A tragic consequence of global warming is evident in the Great Barrier Reef where much of its beautiful coral is dying off. Scientists have wondered how exactly coral bleaching happens. One.. Business Insider
From David Bowie in January to Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds in the final days of the year, it seems as if there was an unusually high number of celebrity deaths in 2016.
Surprisingly,.. Huffington Post
For thousands of years, the Bramble Cay melomys, a small, mouse-like rodent, eked out a living on a tiny coral island in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. It was the reef’s only endemic mammal.. Huffington Post
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President-Elect Trump and many of his followers have doubts about the concept of human-induced climate change. However,.. Huffington Post
Snorkelers diving on the Great Barrier Reef spotted a rare Omura’s whale but had no idea they were looking at what many consider the world’s most elusive whale. The Reef Express, a snorkel tour.. GrindTV
Australia is a step closer towards building one of the world’s largest coal mines, despite years of lobbying from environmentalists who worry such a project will undermine efforts to combat climate.. Huffington Post
While the rest of the world slowly warms up to renewable energy and alternate power sources, it is so refreshing that one country continues to break away from its progressive counterparts.
Six years.. Mashable