Great Barrier Reef, Australia Travel Newswire

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  1. Mena Bearcat competes down underRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Mena Star

    Robert McIntyre was a little skeptical when he first received his invitational to compete for Team USA in the 2017 Down Under Track and Field Championships at Griffith University in Queensland, Australia. He said Buck told him he would meet some great people, have a fantastic time and that it's not really even about the races.


  2. Google Expeditions Moves Beyond the ClassroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Phone Scoop

    Google today made it possible for anyone to access and enjoy its 360-degree Expeditions. Until now, Google Expeditions has been limited to educational environments.


  3. 'Snorkel' Through Content with TechnoFrolics' Spin Browser Video...Read the original story

    Tuesday | Customer Interaction Solutions

    SB) video explorer to qualifying exhibit designers, architects, museums, OOH advertising firms, universities, government institutions, trainers/educators/doctors/coaches, and relevant others. The system travels solo .


  4. Reef fish exposed to oil make risky choices, study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 17 | ABC News

    Small amounts of oil in marine environments cause reef fish to make risky decisions, a team of international researchers has found. They say the study, published today in Nature Ecology & Evolution , emphasises the risks of increasing industrial activity in areas like the Great Barrier Reef.


  5. Trip to Thailand CHEAPER than UK staycation - " find out the rea...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 7 | Daily Star

    Despite the weak pound, once in a lifetime experiences in Britain aren't the cheapest, according to research by No1 Currency. However, if you want to save a buck your best bet is actually going further afield.


  6. Aussies are relieved after the Great Barrier Reef was left off UNESCO's 'in danger' listRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 6 | The China Post

    The Great Barrier Reef has been left off UNESCO's "in danger" list following a meeting of its World Heritage Committee in Poland, a decision that has been lauded by the Australian government as "a success." "We have received a strong endorsement that our Reef 2050 Plan... to spend two billion dollars on enhancing the resilience of the reef is working," Frydenberg told local broadcaster ABC Radio.


  7. Why these blighters 'will rule our oceans'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | The Mercury

    UNIVERSITY of Adelaide researchers have discovered what our oceans will look like at the end of the century, and what they found will surprise you. WEEDY fish species, the marine equivalent of rats and mice, will dominate oceans in the future, according to new research by the University of Adelaide.


  8. Mark Ronson is hosting a sleepover at Abbey Road StudiosRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 6 | CNN

    Money can't buy me love, but a well-written Airbnb post could win you a night with Grammy-winning producer Mark Ronson at London's legendary Abbey Road Studios. Yes, that's the Abbey Road, where The Beatles recorded from 1962 to 1970, where artists from Pink Floyd to Adele have recorded and where the soundtracks for "Star Wars" and "Lord of the Rings" were laid down.


  9. How the Great Barrier Reef can be doomed and also 'not in danger'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 6 | ABC News

    The Great Barrier Reef, which is likely to disappear by 2100, according to UNESCO, is "not in danger", according to UNESCO. It sounds a lot like madness or doublethink - accepting two mutually contradictory beliefs as correct - except this is what's happening right now.


  10. Reef relief for tourism operatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | The Mercury

    Dive boat operators say the decision is a "golden opportunity" to overhaul adverse global publicity about the Reef. Picture: Lachie Millard GREAT Barrier Reef tourism operators hope UNESCO's decision not to list the living wonder "in danger" will reverse a drop in visitor numbers.


  11. Australia is next stop for CHS track star HazelwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 5 | Columbia Magazine

    Australia is next stop for CHS track star Hazelwood The long range goal of this high school student is to become a professional runner and compete at the Olympics. This is a step in that direction.


  12. Grace Greason: Journey to Australia illustrates continent's magicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 5 | Post-Bulletin

    For as long as I've known Earth has seven continents, I've been intrigued by the smallest one, floating around by itself in a corner of the world map. Isolated as an island nation, Australia seemed unique from other places in many ways, from being home to marsupial animals like kangaroos to its affinity for the yeast-based spread Vegemite.


  13. The glaring contradiction with Adani decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 3 |

    THE Indian company behind the Adani mine says it will bring thousands of jobs to Queensland, but there is one big issue. UP until three years ago in the outback Queensland town of Longreach, thousands of cattle were sold at the town's saleyards weekly.


  14. The Sidmouth pensioners who sailed the globeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 30 | Sidmouth Herald

    "My dawn watch was fantastic - a pink and gold sky under a fading sickle moon and a calm sea - that's when being at sea has the most magical of moments." Those were the words written by a Sidmouth pensioner who embarked on a life-changing journey that saw her and her husband sail the seven seas, travelling thousands of miles in a round-the-world tour that took over four years.


  15. Coral bleaching could cost $1b in lost tourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 29 | Green Left Weekly

    The Australia Institute has warned that continued coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef could lead to plummet in international visitors to the region by more than a million a year. The massive drop in visitors would result in the loss of $1 billion in tourism income and up to 10,000 jobs.


  16. Half This World Away: East Kilbride blogger reveals how she holds...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 29 | The Daily Record

    Half This World Away: East Kilbride blogger reveals how she holds down 9-to-5 job and travels the globe Megan Conway, 25, has visited 26 countries and travelled to most of these fascinating places while maintaining a full-time job in Edinburgh. Diving the Great Barrier Reef, climbing Mount Kilimanjaro and backpacking across south- east Asia is a pipe dream for most.


  17. Phytophthora dieback spread compared to coral bleaching biodiversity lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 29 | ABC News

    The steady march of the plant pathogen has some scientists comparing its negative impacts on flora and fauna on the land to that of coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef. "All that marine life on the the Great Barrier Reef - the different species of fish and coral - we're watching them just disappear.


  18. The Great Barrier Reef is literally a treasure. It's worth $42 billion.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 26 | The Washington Post

    A tourist snorkels above coral in the lagoon located on Lady Elliot Island on the Great Barrier Reef, northeast of Bundaberg in Queensland, Australia. Some might argue that Australia's beloved Great Barrier Reef is a priceless natural wonder, but economists have just placed a number on its monetary value.


  19. Great Barrier Reef is worth $56 billion to AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 25 | The New Zealand Herald

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  20. 'Too big to fail': Great Barrier Reef valued at $56bRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 25 | ABC News

    The Great Barrier Reef has a total asset value of $56 billion and is "too big to fail", according to a new report. But tourist figures are down 50 per cent in the Whitsundays - operators say "this is as bad as it was during the GFC" Deloitte Access Economics has calculated the economic, social and iconic value of the world heritage site in a report commissioned by the Great Barrier Reef Foundation.