A look at the new underwater museum bringing Australian Aboriginal culture and reef conservation together

The opening of the Museum of Underwater Art on the Great Barrier Reef, in northern Queensland, is set to unite Aboriginal culture and coral conservation, and showcases a less-frequented section of the 1,429-mile-long natural wonder. 

What happens next? The impact of coronavirus on Australia’s endangered coral reefs

Last year, we reported on the intersection of tourism and conservation at Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. But what’s been the impact of Covid-19? We continue our conversation with the eco trailblazers at Queensland's Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort.
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National Geographic Explorers: Giovanni Chimienti

National Geographic Explorer Giovanni Chimienti is working to protect deep sea corals.
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National Geographic Explorers: Ameer Abdulla

National Geographic Explorer Ameer Abdulla is working towards saving coral reefs.
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Take the plunge: how to make a difference when diving in the Cayman Islands

Beyond the palm-fringed beaches and tranquil seas of the Cayman Islands is a destination with conservation at its core. Discover how the islands work to remain a Caribbean paradise for generations to come.

Half of the Great Barrier Reef Is Dead

See where coral in the world's largest coral reef system has been bleached to death.
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Experience the Splendour of Australia's Great Barrier Reef

Discover the remarkable Great Barrier Reef - not a single reef but a group of more than 2,800 distinct entities that stretches over 1,250 miles (2,000 kilometres) north to south and covers some 135,000 square miles in total.
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Hidden Forest of Bamboo Coral May Be 1,000 Years Old

See this hidden forest of hidden forest of bamboo coral discovered some 7,500 feet deep in the Gulf of Mexico that could be nearly a thousand years old. 
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Dying Coral Reefs Found Around Samoan Island of Upolu

Find out why coral reefs around a remote Samoan Island are dying and why it was not what scientists were expecting. 

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