Toxic chemicals are accumulating in Great Barrier Reef turtles and fish species popular with consumers, according to a new report by Griffith University and the World Wide Fund for Nature Australia.
Griffith researchers have demonstrated that bank and gully erosion contributes more than 90 per cent of sediment loads to the GBR in many catchments.
Great Barrier Reef fish communities feel the affect of 2016 ocean heat wave.
"It's life-changing work that they're doing."
The natural wonder will need more than a modest cash injection to avail itself of its woes.
Scientists have discovered “tree rings” in coral-reef building algae that could show signs of impacts of climate change. The Griffith University team made the find using state-of-the-art techniques in laboratories at the Griffith University Nathan campus, the Australian National University and the Australian Institute of Marine Science. Similar to tree rings, skeletal banding can provide […]
A Griffith University research team have taken out a prestigious 2017 Australian Museum Eureka Prize for their work trying to save the Great Barrier Reef.