MY mother lived and worked on Heron Island at the Great Barrier Reef in 1955. That was the same year the young Bob Endean established the University of Queensland Heron Island Research Station. He went on to become a famous marine biologist, and … [Read more...] about Heron Island Corals: Still Constrained by Sea Level Fall
Great Barrier Reef
THE idea that the Great Barrier Reef is in need of saving from catastrophe is popular, especially among academics and politicians. In 2003, I published an article in the IPA Review entitled ‘Deceit in the Name of Conservation’ concerning the then … [Read more...] about More Government Regulation Won’t Save the Great Barrier Reef from Scientists — or Politicians. Oink.
I'VE been asked to speak this coming Sunday at the Maroochydore Surf Club (36 Alexander Parade, Sunshine Coast) about climate change at the Great Barrier Reef, and to provide both a local and global perspective. It is sometimes said that “all … [Read more...] about Sea Level Fall at the Great Barrier Reef
THE First Finding handed down by Judge Salvador Vasta in the Peter Ridd court case concerned Bramston reef off Bowen and a photograph taken in 1994 that Terry Hughes from James Cook University has been claiming proves Acropora corals that were alive … [Read more...] about Bramston Reef Corals – The Other Side of the Mud Flat
WE have been led to believe that smashed coral is our fault – that when it is lying on the sea floor as untidy piles of grey it is because of catastrophic human-caused global warming. But just maybe coral bleaching and cyclones are natural, and not … [Read more...] about Smashed by Debbie – Middle Island Corals
MOST people rarely venture into nature – they certainly don’t spend much time on coral reefs. When they do, they may expect the fish and corals to be as bright, colourful and perfect as the last nature documentary that they saw in full … [Read more...] about The Eerie Ancient Coral Reef at Bowen, with a Crocodile