MOORE REEF, GREAT BARRIER REEF, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA (FILMED OVER TWO NIGHTS) – The Great Barrier Reef showcased its annual spawning last week, with underwater footage captured on November 8 and 9 showing the moment future generations of coral reef are created. Continue reading
Scientists are warning that vast swathes of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef may never recover from repeated coral bleaching.
Rare video footage shows the violent act of coral bleaching, caused by high sea water temperatures forcing corals to expel the symbiotic algae they rely on for their food source. Roselle Chen reports.
UNESCO says that the Great Barrier Reef is threatened but stops short of listing it as “in danger”.