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the great 8

The incredible biodiversity of the Great Barrier Reef means visitors have the chance to swim with some truly amazing creatures. These top eight living, breathing icons are featured for their unique attributes and importance to the Reef.

Animals

Animals

The Great Barrier Reef is home to some of the most unique creatures on the planet. These threatened species need your help.

Threats

Climate change is the greatest threat facing the reef and a challenge we must all tackle together. Find out what you can do to help.

Our projects

Our projects

Healthy reefs and healthy reef communities.

Reef Recovery 2030

#Reef Recovery 2030

Reef Recovery 2030 will not only provide hope for the future of coral reefs and the millions of people that rely on them, but it will also create the step change that is urgently needed.

#With our Partners, we're making a real difference

Inaugural accelerator workshop, Great Barrier Reef

Resilient Reefs

Partnering with Reef communities to respond to climate change and local threats.

Reef Islands

Reef Islands

Restoring critical island habitats to protect ecosystems and save vulnerable species.

Raine Island Recovery Project

Raine Island Recovery Project

Restoring the world’s largest green turtle nesting area on Raine Island.

eReefs

eReefs

Pioneering the world’s largest Reef forecasting and modelling program to track and predict the condition of the Reef, including water quality and bleaching.

You can help

#You can help

Your support can help save endangered Reef animals, find solutions to major threats and enable vital research.

Apply for a Grant

Apply for a Grant

The latest grants and opportunities through the Reef Trust Partnership.

Green turtle hatchling at Raine Island

Partners

Pioneering new technologies, restoring, rebuilding and better understanding the Reef.

Traditional Owners

Traditional Owners

The largest single investment in Traditional Owner Reef protection.