Great Barrier Reef: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

Coral Bleaching

Scientists have warned that the corals in the Great Barrier Reef region are at a risk of being bleached due to the upcoming period of heat stress. Great Barrier Reef Marine Park The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park is located off the coast of Australia. It is spread over an area of 2,300km and is ..

At Great Barrier Reef: Person bitten by shark

A rescue helicopter arrived at the Great Barrier Reef after a person was reported to be bitten by the Shark. It happened at the HArdy reef, one of the 1000 small reef that make up the Great Barrier Reef. Great Barrier reef is the largest coral reef in the world. IT has over 2900 reefs ..

Bramble Cay melomys

In 2016, the Australian Great Barrier Reef rodent aka Bramble Cay melomys became the first mammal species driven to extinction by human-induced climate change. The main reason for extinction Bramble Cay melomys is anthropogenic climate change. The climate change caused in ocean inundation (due to sea rise) of the low-lying cay areas of their habitat over ..

Biggest Ever Coral Die-Off Recorded On Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

It is estimated that warm seas have killed nearly two-thirds of a 700 km stretch of coral in the reef’s north in the past nine months. This is the worst die-off ever recorded in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef and is said to be the largest ever recorded anywhere. It is expected to give a major ..