Image Credit – Wes Warren A state of emergency has been declared in Western Australia’s Kimberley region as the area experiences the worst floods in its history. The torrential rains brought by former tropical cyclone Ellie have resulted in vast areas being inundated, with flood waters extending for 50 kilometres in some areas. According to […]

Mass Coral Bleaching Recovery

Image Credit – Hiroko Yoshii The Great Barrier Reef has recorded the highest amount of coral cover in 36 years. This is a sign that the Reef could recover from mass bleaching. Mass bleaching occurs when coral is put under significant stress, causing microscopic algae that lives in the coral tissue to be expelled. Without […]