Scientists working on a Nasa-led project are scanning large swathes of the Great Barrier Reef as part of the biggest assessment of the world’s coral reefs ever undertaken.

The Coral living along the coastal reef of Hawaii could face extinction due to rising temperatures in the ocean.

Australia's Great Barrier Reef has almost fully recovered from the worst coral bleaching ever known in recent history, authorities said on Monday.

Australia's Great Barrier Reef has almost fully recovered from the worst coral bleaching ever known in recent history, authorities said on Monday.

The Australian government is seeking at least $120m from the owners of a Chinese coal carrier that destroyed part of the Great Barrier Reef.

Australia's marine environment - already beset by coral bleaching and kelp forest dieback - could face further pressures if the federal government acts on recommendations to wind back protection, g

Thick layers of oil sticking to plastic and other debris were washed ashore Chowpatty beach on Sunday morning.

SYDNEY, Australia - The Federal Court of Australia has dismissed environmental concerns surrounding Adani Enterprises' $16-billion Carmichael coal mine project and termed it legal.

Australian researchers have investigated signs of geological structures hidden behind the Great Barrier Reef in Queensland, and have found a much deeper reef spanning more than 6,000 square kilomet

Adani's Carmichael coal mine has cleared another legal hurdle after the Federal Court threw out a challenge against the project by the Australian Conservation Foundation.

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