A section of the Great Barrier Reef in Gunggandji Sea Country off the coast of Queensland. Photo: AP
A section of the Great Barrier Reef in Gunggandji Sea Country off the coast of Queensland. Photo: AP
Australia

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef race for survival amid climate change is ‘roller coaster’ ride

  • Battered but not broken by climate change impacts, the race is on to understand how the reef can survive by combining ancient knowledge with new technology
  • The 1,400-mile long colossus, visible from space and a million years old, is home to thousands of species and boasts US$6.4 billion annual tourism industry

A section of the Great Barrier Reef in Gunggandji Sea Country off the coast of Queensland. Photo: AP
A section of the Great Barrier Reef in Gunggandji Sea Country off the coast of Queensland. Photo: AP
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