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Undersea Robot Just Delivered 100,000 Heat-Resistant Baby Corals to the Great Barrier Reef

The briefcase-sized robot dispersed over 100,000 coral larvae across Australian reefs – and if it proves to be successful, it could just be the beginning.

His Love for Her is Deep–So He Proposed to Her Underwater at the Great Barrier Reef

What could be a dreamier place to get engaged than surrounded by exotic fish at the Great Barrier Reef in Australia?

Wildlife Group Buys Exclusive License for Shark Fishing on Great Barrier Reef to Halt the Practice

A wildlife group has purchased an exclusive commercial license to fish for sharks along Australia's Great Barrier Reef — just so they can shut down...

Signs of Coral Recovery for the Great Barrier Reef

Queensland scientists say baby corals are blooming again on the Great Barrier Reef, both in some of the shallows and also deeper areas, say...

Whale Numbers Booming for Great Barrier Reef

The number of whales migrating off Australia's Queensland coast is predicted to hit a 50-year high this season, said the species conservation manager for...

Damaged Great Barrier Reef Makes ‘Spectacular’ Recovery

Sections of Australia's Great Barrier Reef have made a "spectacular" recovery from a bleaching event three years ago that devastated the coral, marine...

Treasure Trove of New Marine Species Found Near Great Barrier Reef (Video)

Australian scientists have discovered hundreds of new types of coral and marine species during an expedition off the Great Barrier reef. Three expeditions to...

Scientists Are Using Speakers to Revive Damaged Coral Reefs By Luring Fish Back With Healthy Reef Sounds

By projecting the sounds of a healthy coral ecosystem, scientists found that more and more fish returned to help revive the reef.

After Decades of Federal Protection, Hawaiian Coral Reefs Are Returning to Their Former Glory

After being devastated by overfishing and trawling, these Pacific coral reefs are recovering and raising hopes for the future.

Dozens of Countries Are Working Together to Plant ‘Great Green Wall’ Across Africa – and It is Holding Back Poverty

The wall is only 15% complete and it’s already brought a renewed source of food, water, income, and resources into arid rural areas.

Largest Coral Reef Preserved

Australia will end commercial coral harvesting on the Great Barrier Reef in order to protect the world's largest living reef formation. While it is...

Good News in History, June 11

Happy 50th Birthday to Peter Dinklage who was born in Morristown, New Jersey. Best known for his role as Tyrion Lannister on HBO's Game...

UK is Now Safeguarding Ocean Territory Twice the Size of England Thanks to Massive New Protections

The UK has just approved the largest expansion of their protected ocean habitat, bringing the grand total to over 220,000 square kilometers.

These Floating Trashcans Are Being Deployed Around the World So They Can Suck Up Tons of Ocean Trash

These floating rubbish bins are already sucking up ocean pollution in dozens of marinas and ocean ports around the world.

Scientists Create Super-Thin ‘Sheet’ That Could Charge Our Phones By Harvesting Wifi From the Air

Dead cell phone batteries may be a thing of the past thanks to this new 2D material that was recently engineered by MIT researchers.

Man Quits Dreary Job to Explore Australia With a Cat and a Campervan, After Bad Breakup

Rich East has now traveled all over Australia in his campervan, but he hasn't done it alone – he has gone everywhere with a little black cat named Willow.

Sea Cow Population Thriving in Australia Thanks to Baby Boom

The sea cows of Australia have made a huge comeback from the dwindling numbers of six years ago. In 2011, the dugong population of the...

Wetlands Once Drained by Dictator Now Thrives as 3rd Most Bio-diverse Spot in World

This Unesco World Heritage site is being given new life thanks to local communities and wildlife organizations reconnecting its waterways.

When Child Believes Lost Toy is Only Traveling, Strangers Photoshop Animal in Scenes

When a little boy lost his favorite plush elephant, a family friend had the idea to ask people on the Internet to help create...
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Aussies Petition Their Government, Secure Historic Marine Protection for Coral Sea

Pushed by a chorus of 486,900 citizens, the Australian government announced Thursday their intention to create the world’s largest marine reserve, a highly protected...