Great Barrier Reef

A satellite photo from the Allen Coral Atlas showing a shallow coral reef off Exmouth, Western Australia

The world has more coral reefs than first thought

Scientists say there is more coral reef area across the globe than previously thought, according to a detailed satellite mapping project
Industrial pollution could be influencing the sex ratio of sea turtles

Industrial pollution could be influencing the sex ratio of sea turtles

ByStuart ButlerDec 10, 2023
A warming planet is influencing the sex ratio of sea turtles, but could industrial pollution also be playing a part?
AIMS scientist surveying reef using a manta tow

Great Barrier Reef coral recovery pauses

The Australian Institute for Marine Science (AIMS) has reported that there has been a pause in Great Barrier Reef coral recovery
aerial shot of great barrier reef

Warm is the new norm for the Great Barrier Reef – and a likely El Niño raises red flags

ByDIVE StaffJun 20, 2023
Scientists declare a 70% chance of El Niño developing this year, raising concern for the Great Barrier Reef under continued threat from climate change
Jason de Caires Taylor’s Ocean Sentinels

Jason de Caires Taylor’s Ocean Sentinels

ByDIVE StaffMay 25, 2023
Jason deCaires Taylor's new underwater art installation 'Ocean Sentinels' has been unveiled near Townsville on Australia's Great Barrier Reef
tagged whale shark

Great Barrier Reef whale shark continuously tracked for 12 months

A whale shark has been continually tracked around the Great Barrier Reef for 12 months by Biopixel scientists
Highest Great Barrier Reef coral cover in 36 years

Highest Great Barrier Reef coral cover in 36 years

Australian Institute of Marine Science reports the highest levels of coral cover across the northern and central Great Barrier Reef since 1985
Great Barrier Reef hit by fourth mass bleaching in seven years

Great Barrier Reef hit by fourth mass bleaching in seven years

ByDIVE StaffMay 13, 2022
The annual survey of the Great Barrier Reef revealed extensive bleaching during the Australian summer of 2021/22.
Where to swim responsibly with whales

Where to swim responsibly with whales

ByDIVE ContributorsFeb 17, 2022
Swimming with whales and other megafauna is an important driving force behind marine conservation - but it needs to be done responsibly
Review: Puff: Wonders of the Reef

Review: Puff: Wonders of the Reef

ByMax JamesJan 24, 2022
Stunning film work lifts this story a pufferfish growing up on the Great Barrier Reef far from the expectations of a kids' slot on Netflix
Featured Photographer: Jenny Stock

Featured Photographer: Jenny Stock

ByDIVE StaffDec 10, 2021
A stunning set of photographs from Australia-based filmmaker and producer, Jenny Stock.
Featured Photographer: Lawrence Scheele

Featured Photographer: Lawrence Scheele

ByDIVE StaffDec 10, 2021
Free diver and marine biologist Lawrence from Australia is fascinated by cephalopods and other unusual marine wildlife
Featured Photographer: Andreas Modinger

Featured Photographer: Andreas Modinger

ByDIVE StaffDec 9, 2021
A portfolio from DIVE's Featured Photographer Andreas Modigner from Victoria, Australia
Diving Australia’s HMAS Tobruk – the ‘Secret South’

Diving Australia’s HMAS Tobruk – the ‘Secret South’

ByChloe SmithNov 7, 2019
The southern tip of the Great Barrier Reef has lots to offer divers – healthy corals, sharks, whales, and the impressive wreck of HMAS Tobruk