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Riddikulus Reef-dementors

The death of the Great Barrier has been greatly exaggerated Harry Potter fans know what a Dementor is. To quote Remus Lupin it is a creature that: glories in decay…

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The Reef Is Strong, So Stop The Scare Campaign

The latest data on coral cover on the Great Barrier Reef, produced by the Australian Institute of Marine Science, should be a cause for celebration. Church bells should be ringing…

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John Brewer Reef – Back To Beige

Just as a team from the United Nations were flying into Australia at the behest of James Cook University Professor Terry Hughes – seeking to have the Great Barrier Reef’s…

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Rebels to the Coral Reef Cause (Part 5)

The top feature image shows two of the participants in the IPA’s Reef Rebel program in the water.  All the photographs in this blog post were taken at Stanley Reef…

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Rebels to the Coral Reef Cause (Part 4)

It was so cold and rainy in Cairns on Tuesday, but it didn’t stop us getting on a cruise boat and going out to Moore Reef, which is part of…

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Invitation To The Premiere Of Our New Film – A Coral Bleaching Tragedy

This is Part 3 of a new series: Rebels to the Coral Reef Cause. The Great Barrier Reef has been around in various forms for more than 600,000 years. It…

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Rebels To The Coral Reef Cause (Part 2)

To the extent that it is possible for any human endeavour to be so, science is value-free. Science is a way of attempting to understand the world in which we…

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Rebels To The Coral Reef Cause (Part 1)

Everybody claims to care about the Great Barrier Reef, but very few people take the time to actually visit it.  The reports of mass coral bleaching this past summer are…

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So Much For Deep Distress

According to The Guardian, John Brewer Reef is at the “centre of a widespread coral bleaching event” with its corals in a “battle” against an “unprecedented” sixth event. The ABC…

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Underwater Photographer Fact Checks Scientists “Absurd” 21.8% Coral Cover Claim

The Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) have been tasked with reporting on the state of the corals and coral cover. They surveyed John Brewer Reef in March, made no…

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Epicentre of Mass Coral Bleaching – Still So Beautiful (Part 1)

It is all over the news, right across the world: the Great Barrier Reef is bleaching – again.   Children can’t sleep at night: it is not only the war in the…

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LNP And Labor Fail On Reef Regulations Bill

The Bill introduced by Nick Dametto of Katter’s Australian Party’s (KAP) in the Queensland Parliament to reverse Labor’s pointless Reef Regulations (see here), was defeated by a combination of Labor…

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