Worst-ever bleaching event affects 93 percent of the Great Barrier Reef as rising temperatures and sea levels bring swift death to vast swathes of colourful corals.
Melting sea ice is affecting the closely-linked Arctic climate in a feedback that will speed up warming there, scientists say.
The Great Barrier Reef is under siege from climate change and coal, with scientists confirming that 93 per cent of the world heritage area is now suffering from severe coral bleaching.
A pioneering experiment on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef has revealed clear evidence that coral growth is being restricted by rising levels of ocean acidity.
Records from a sailing ship’s round-the-world research voyage almost 150 years ago provide further evidence that the Earth is continuing to warm unchecked.
The oil giant’s plan to use Seattle as a home base for Arctic drilling has touched a nerve in the Evergreen State.
In an action protesting oil drilling in the Canary Islands, one Greenpeace activist was left seriously injured, yesterday, as protesters clashed with the Spanish Navy.
A team of scientists have published maps depicting the most comprehensive picture yet of global ocean acidification, providing a global benchmark against which future changes can be measured.
The Australian government’s plan to protect the Great Barrier Reef has sparked outrage amongst top scientists for failing to account for climate change.
The coastal waters of Lanzarote and Fuerteventura, in the Canary Islands, are home to nearly a third of the world’s whale, dolphin and porpoise species. But the region is facing a growing threat of oil exploration.