Browsing All posts tagged under »Great Barrier Reef«

Like Polar Bears, Coral Reefs Are Doing Fine

March 15, 2020 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr ~ Corals are animals, actually closely related to jelly fish but of course differing in that they have a limestone skeleton made up of calcium carbonate. Their growth rates can be studied to give us knowledge of the ocean and its sea level over thousands of years. They have lived throughout […]

Coral Reef Health Defies Climate Alarmists

July 2, 2019 by

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From the team at CFACT ~ Scientists studying the southern edge of the Great Barrier Reef report remarkable recent growth in coral. The findings defy alarmist predictions of doom and gloom after a cyclone damaged the reef and warming temperatures followed. Australian researchers conducted a four-year study off One Tree Island, which is one of […]

Climate Change Australia – The Great Barrier Reef Is Dead? What Warmist Writes This Falsehood?

October 15, 2016 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ The good news is that “leading environmentalist writer Rowan Jacobsen” has just told the world we need never again believe a word he says. The icon of the natural world is bigger than the whole of the UK and is composed of over 2,900 individual reefs and 900 islands… Leading environmentalist […]

Great Barrier Reef Scaremongers Risk 10,000 Jobs

June 21, 2016 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ The ludicrous scaremongering by global warming activists about the “dying” reef is costing Australians jobs and money: Three surveys conducted in Britain, China, and the United States, have shown citizens in those countries – when the situation is raised with them – say that are concerned that the world-renowned reef is […]

Supposedly “Dying” Great Barrier Reef Is Actually Growing

June 10, 2016 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ This is not something you’ll hear from a Tim Flannery or a Waleed Aly, with all their scaremongering about how climate change is destroying the reef: A survey of reefs off north Queensland has found an increase in the amount of coral despite the recent bleaching event on the Great Barrier […]

Coral Expert Attacks Tim Flannery

June 4, 2016 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Finally scientists in Australia are calling out the likes of alarmist Tim Flannery: Activist scientists and lobby groups have distorted surveys, maps and data to misrepresent the extent and impact of coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef, ­according to the chairman of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, Russell […]

Flannery Plumbs Fresh Depths Of Doom On Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

June 3, 2016 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Professional global warming alarmist and former Australian Climate Commissioner, Professor Tim Flannery goes diving at the Great Barrier Reef and plumbs new depths of alarmism, even by his startling standards: This great organism, the size of Germany and arguably the most diverse place on earth, is dying before our eyes. Having […]

Climate Change Australia – A Great Barrier Reef Plan The Greens Should Applaud

April 28, 2016 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Mick in the Hills has a useful suggestion: Another idea for that 50% of the Great Barrier Reef coral that’s already gone, presumably dead – mine it and burn it down to make cement. Recycling that must get Greens support? UPDATE The Cairns Post notes that local tourism operators have had […]

Not Dead Yet: Great Barrier Reef Coral Cover Up 19 Per Cent In Three Years

April 5, 2016 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ After all those scares about the dying Great Barrier Reef, the Australian Institute of Marine Science today admits that coral cover has in fact increased overall by 19 per cent over the past three years: An updated analysis of the regional and Great Barrier Reef-wide trends shows that from 2012 to […]

Climate Change Australia – Cooling On Warmists’ Great Barrier Reef Alarmism

March 27, 2016 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Note that this is almost a religion for scientists. Still, they manage to concede that despite the great global warming scare the coral reefs are doing pretty well: With many parts of the globe in the grip of a coral reef bleaching event — fueled in part by El Niño-driven ocean […]

Green Alarmists And Journalists Marooned On Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

July 9, 2015 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Shouldn’t green groups have praised the Australian Government led by Prime Minster Tony Abbott for looking after the Great Barrier Reef so well? Shouldn’t they have apologised for their own hysterical scares? Greg Sheridan on the dishonesty of the green alarmists: In fact, the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO has given […]

Where’s The Sorry For That Great Barrier Reef Scare?

July 2, 2015 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ In 2002, on Australia’s ABC, and warming alarmists told us the Great Barrier Reef was dying: KERRY O’BRIEN: …  the greenhouse effect could also spell disaster for coral reefs around the world, including our own natural wonder, the Great Barrier Reef. As Australia prepares for another hot summer, one man is […]

Greens Kill Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

June 7, 2015 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Global warming alarmists have succeeded in spreading a lie about the Great Barrier Reef: Col McKenzie, executive officer of the association of the marine park tourism operators, told The Australian that many visitors thought the reef was “dead”. “Our brand has copped a hiding over the last few years and to […]

Greens Marooned On Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

May 31, 2015 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ The Sunday Mail nails it: With UNESCO giving Australia’s Great Barrier Reef a clean bill of health in a long-awaited report, the likes of Greenpeace, WWF, GetUp and the Australian Marine Conservation Society have been discredited and should not be permitted to peddle their lies in Queensland. In fact, the green […]

Climate Change Madness – Patrick Moore Versus The Acid Oceans Scare

April 13, 2015 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Greenpeace co-founder Patrick Moore calls out the latest warmist fear-mongering over Australia’s Great Barrier Reef: When the slight global warming that occurred between 1970 and 2000 came to a virtual standstill, … something dire was needed to prop up the climate disruption narrative. “Ocean acidification” was invented to provide yet another […]

Obama Rebuked For Cimate Alarmism

November 19, 2014 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Barack Obama was rude to an ally, hypocritical and wildly misinformed: Australian Federal Coalition (the current Governement in Australia) members are … angry at the U.S. President’s public intervention in the Australian climate change debate at the G20 last Saturday, when most of his remarks in the summit’s closed session on […]

Climate Change Australia – Will Ove Hoegh-Guldberg’s Latest Great Barrier Reef Scare Turn Out Better Than His Last?

March 7, 2014 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Global Warming alarmist Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg tries again – predicting the death of the reef that refuses to die: Australia’s Great Barrier Reef will suffer “irreversible” damage by 2030 unless radical action is taken to lower carbon emissions, a stark new report has warned… Coral bleaching, which occurs when water becomes […]

Australian Politics – World’s Biggest Carbon Tax, And Now The World’s Biggest Park

June 14, 2012 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ A bit excessive? THE world’s largest system of marine reserves will be unveiled today with the release of plans that put limits on oil and gas exploration in Western Australia, extend reef protection in the Coral Sea and open the way for compensation potentially worth hundreds of millions of dollars for […]

Climate Change Australia – Global Warming “Good” For Corals On The Great Barrier Reef.

February 4, 2012 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Australian Global Warming alarmist Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg said in 2000: The reef-building corals that make the Reef possible are likely to become very rare indeed if warming continues unabated… As much as I would love to be proven wrong, it is very hard to argue around it… We now have more […]

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef And Climate Change

January 2, 2009 by

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This Great Barrier Reef image courtesy of The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority For a much greater detailed map in PDF format please click here: great-barrier-reef-marine-park-map You must have a free PDF reader to view This image shows the extent of the Great Barrier Reef along the coastline of Queensland in Australia. Click on […]

More Global Warming Scare Tactics

November 22, 2008 by

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FLUFFY WUFFY WARMING VICTIM Andrew Bolt How to push the warming scare. First, pick a loved icon and hold a gun to its head. The Great Barrier Reef, say, or … KOALAS, already listed as vulnerable, are likely to die in greater numbers as they adapt to climate change, which will bring more intense bushfires, […]