The largest living structure in the world

Covering over 344,400 km2 in area (approximately half the size of Texas and bigger than the United Kingdom, Switzerland and Holland combined), the Great Barrier Reef located in the Coral Sea off the coast of Australia, is the largest living structure on the planet. With its fascinating natural formations, the Great Barrier Reef is surely […]

Great Barrier Reef gets $379 million investment

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef will receive $379.10 million in new funding to restore water quality and try to protect the coral from bleaching events, agricultural runoffs, climate change, and coral-eating starfish. “Like reefs all over the world, the Great Barrier Reef is under pressure,” Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said in a statement on Sunday, calling the […]