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Netflix has commissioned its first Australian original documentary – a deep dive on the almost-alien creatures that call the Great Barrier Reef home

Netflix has commissioned its first Austrlaian original docmentary, “Microworlds: Reef”. The documenrary is set in The Great Barrier Reef and gives viewers a peek into the world of the reef’s tiny inhabitants. The new film announcement comes as Queensland is named as the location for a number of upcoming television […]
Netflix has commissioned its first Australian original documentary – a deep dive on the almost-alien creatures that call the Great Barrier Reef home
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Venice, the Great Barrier Reef, and other World Heritage Sites are threatened by rising seas, massive storms, and extreme heat. Take a look at the damage.

Rising sea levels, climbing global temperatures, and extreme weather conditions have scientists concerned about the fate of the world’s landmarks. A group of researchers recently developed a Climate Vulnerability Index (CVI) that helps determine which World Heritage Sites face the most precarious future. Landmarks that are in danger include the […]
Venice, the Great Barrier Reef, and other World Heritage Sites are threatened by rising seas, massive storms, and extreme heat. Take a look at the damage.
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WATCH: An underwater robot is being tested on the Great Barrier Reef

Both aerial and underwater robots at sea are being tested to allow greater remote monitoring of the Great Barrier Reef. A hyperspectral camera attached to Blue ROV2 was used to capture images with more than 270 bands of colour. The researchers also launched large aerial drone off the research vessel […]
WATCH: An underwater robot is being tested on the Great Barrier Reef
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Climate change is one of Australia’s biggest national security risks

Climate change poses a “current and existential national security risk” to Australia, according to a Senate inquiry. The Senate report indicated that the Asia-Pacific region is “most vulnerable” to risks associated with climate change, that could increase the potential for conflict. Australia is among the most vulnerable countries to climate […]
Climate change is one of Australia’s biggest national security risks
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Coral bleaching of the Great Barrier reef is getting worse

It is no longer news that the Great Barrier Reef has suffered extreme bleaching. In early 2016, we heard that the reef had suffered the worst bleaching ever recorded. Surveys published in June that year estimated that 93% of coral on the vast northern section of the reef was bleached, […]
Coral bleaching of the Great Barrier reef is getting worse