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Coral Bleaching Update

Aerial surveys have confirmed scientists’ fears that mass bleaching is occurring on the Great Barrier Reef now, with widespread bleaching caused by heat stress following the hottest February on record since 1900.


The Reef

The Reef

The Great Barrier Reef is Australia's unique living icon. As Australians, we should be proud it's our responsibility to look after it.

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Threats

Our Reef is coming under pressure from a growing combination of manmade and natural threats.

Projects

Projects

We are saving our Reef and all its living diversity for future generations.

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#You can help

Together we're making progress, but there's a lot more to do. The challenge is so great that we all need to take action, and that's why we need your help.

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eReefs

eReefs

A window into the future of the Great Barrier Reef.

RangerBot

RangerBot

The world's first autonomous underwater drone dedicated to Reef protection.

Raine Island Recovery Project

Raine Island Recovery Project

Restoring the world's largest green turtle rookery.

Cryopreservation

Cryopreservation

Freezing the Reef for future generations.

We're using independent science

#We're using independent science

to better understand the true condition of the Reef and the challenges it faces so we know where to focus our efforts.

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Apply for a Grant

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Partners

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

Traditional Owners

Traditional Owners

The largest single investment in Traditional Owner Reef protection.

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Animals

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