Awkward virus infection found on the reef

Scientists studying the coral on the Barrier Reef have found a virus.

It appears as though the Great Barrier Reef is going to have to have an awkward conversation with someone, with the recent discovery of a herpes like virus on the coral. A paper published in the Frontiers in Microbiology is claiming that the coral has picked up the infection during a recent … [Read more...]

Great Barrier Reef still holding strong

heart great barrier reef

It appears as though the Great Barrier Reef is more resilient than expected as it is thriving despite warmer than average waters. While sea temperatures are yet to peak, experts are now hopeful that the major bleaching event forecasted by US agency NOAA will not happen. Rangers and staff from … [Read more...]