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www.australiangeographic.com.au/news/2017/02/massive-undersea-landslide-on-the...

THE REMNANTS OF A massive undersea landslide on the Great Barrier Reef have been discovered by Australian researchers, 75km off the north Queensland coast near the town of Innisfail. The landslide occurred more than 300,000 years ago, but debris blocks from the huge event can still be seen today in a debris field scattered 30km across the seafloor.

www.australia.com/.../cairns-and-surrounds/guide-to-the-great-barrier-reef.html

Cruise Michaelmas Cay . Visit the Great Barrier Reef in style on board Ocean Spirit, a 32-metre (105-foot), high-performance catamaran.It sails daily from Cairns to Michaelmas Cay, a stunning reef sand island. You can dive and snorkel the reef among the turtles and colourful fish, lie on the deck and soak up the sun or enjoy a glass-bottomed boat tour.

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From space, the east coast of Australia appears to be in the embrace of a giant opal. The largest living structure on earth, the Great Barrier Reef is a lacy, living wall spanning more than two thousand kilometers of islands and submerged reefs, between the Queensland coast and the western edge of the Pacific Ocean.

www.republicworld.com/world-news/australia/australias-great-barrier-reef-have...

Scientists in Australia have revealed in a study that The Great Barrier Reef has suffered one of the most extensive coral bleaching events in March raising concerns as the reefs recovered less each time after the process. This would be the third extensive bleaching in over the last five years. Director of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral ...

greatbarrierreef.org

One of Australia’s most remarkable natural gifts, the Great Barrier Reef is blessed with the breathtaking beauty of the world’s largest coral reef. The reef contains an abundance of marine life and comprises of over 3000 individual reef systems and coral cays and literally hundreds of picturesque tropical islands with some of the worlds ...

www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/mar/26/great-barrier-reefs-latest...

In-water and aerial observations by the Great Barrier Reef authority have confirmed a third mass coral bleaching event has occurred with previously unaffected areas in the south suffering damage.

www.barrierreef.org/the-reef/threats/climate-change

Climate change poses the greatest threat to the Great Barrier Reef and coral reefs globally. Two of the greatest challenges brought by climate change—an increase in ocean temperatures and acidity levels—are creating severe knock-on effects, jeopardising the Reef’s survival.

www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/may/27/revealed-the-report-on-the-great...

The GBR extends for 2,300km along the coast of Queensland in Northeast Australia and has evolved over a period of 15,000 years (Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority 2012, Unesco).

environment.gov.au/marine/gbr/protecting-the-reef

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Amendment Act 2007 . A body of new measures was implemented to protect the reef during 2007 - principally via the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Amendment Act 2007. The Act commenced on 1 July 2007 and amended the governance, accountability and transparency requirements of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975.

www.britannica.com/place/Great-Barrier-Reef

Great Barrier Reef, complex of coral reefs, shoals, and islets in the Pacific Ocean off the northeastern coast of Australia that is the longest and largest reef complex in the world. The Great Barrier Reef extends in roughly a northwest-southeast direction for more than 1,250 miles (2,000 km), at an offshore distance ranging from 10 to 100 miles (16 to 160 km), and has an area of some 135,000 ...