Articles tagged with: Coral reefs
The Australian’s coverage of Great Barrier Reef study creates perception that scientists are divided
in The Australian, by Graham Lloyd
— 22 Apr 2018
"The Australian chooses to present a mixed message on this story when the science is extremely clear. The title and quote from Prof. Kaempf do not represent the views of the broade..
Futurism story on Great Barrier Reef compromised by sensational headline
in Futurism, by June Javelosa and Jolene Creighton
— 16 Jan 2018
"The content is almost all correct, but the attention-grabbing headline is wrong and isn't supported by the quotes from two scientists or by the rest of the content.
Analysis of “Large Sections of Australia’s Great Reef Are Now Dead, Scientists Find”
in The New York Times, by Justin Gillis & Damien Cave
— 18 Mar 2017
While natural temperature fluctuations (due to El Niño, for example) have always occurred, they are now superimposed on a warmer background due to human-induced global warming. Th...
Analysis of “Australia’s Great Barrier Reef has worst coral die-off ever”
in USA Today, by Doyle Rice
— 30 Nov 2016
"This article is mostly accurate ... the frequency of massive bleaching events is increasing, will continue to increase in the near future, and these events do not need to occur an..
Analysis of “Great Barrier Reef may perish by 2030s…”
in Mashable, by Andrew Freedman
— 02 May 2016
This Mashable article reports on new preliminary research that finds the ongoing coral bleaching event in the Pacific is mainly due to human-caused global warming, and that if glob...
Analysis of “Scientists are exaggerating carbon threat to marine life”
in The Times / The Australian, by Ben Webster
— 04 Mar 2016
"This article misses some major intellectual points about ocean acidification, thanks to what seems to be a willful misunderstanding and misquoting of an interview with Dr. Browman..
Analysis* of Pope Francis’ Encyclical Laudato Si
in Vatican.va, by Pope Francis
— 22 Jun 2015
"The evidence presented in support of the anthropogenic footprint of environmental problems in general and climate change in particular was overall accurate and relevant. "
Coral cover in the Great Barrier Reef improved in 2021, but that doesn’t mean the reef is ‘growing quickly,’ contrary to Daily Wire claim
Study Shows The Great Barrier Reef Is Growing Quickly
SOURCE: Ben Zeisloft, The Daily Wire
Published: 30 Oct 2021
Despite 2021 being a good year for coral health, coral in the Great Barrier Reef has declined over the past decade and is threatened by climate change, contrary to claims by Peter Ridd
“The amount of coral on the Great Barrier Reef is at record high levels”; those claiming the reef is threatened by climate change are alarmists
SOURCE: Peter Ridd, The Australian, Climate Change Dispatch, Watts Up With That?
Published: 21 Aug 2021
Scientists observe most widespread bleaching event ever recorded at The Great Barrier Reef
The Great Barrier Reef is experiencing the most widespread bleaching ever recorded
SOURCE: Michael Slezak and Penny Timms, ABC News
Published: 11 Apr 2020
The world’s coral reefs are severely threatened by climate change and other human impacts, as ABC story notes
90 per cent of the world's coral reefs will disappear in the next 35 years due to coral bleaching induced by global warming, pollution and over-development.
SOURCE: Greg Hassall & Rebecca Latham, ABC News
Published: 27 Feb 2017