The Madness of John Pandolfi and Michelle Gunn

Next time you read that such and such a percentage of the Great Barrier Reef has already been destroyed by humankind, laugh out loud! I say that not to offend,…

Great Barrier Reef Sea Surface Temperature: No Change In 150 Years

In his final conclusion, Dr. Johnston states, ‘No difference was found between temperatures measured at Port Stephens and Cape Sidmouth by astronomers from Melbourne and Sydney using bucket samples in…

Record Coral Cover Of Great Barrier Reef Shames Climate Alarmists, Media

When will these doom stories about the reef, which have been going for 50 years, cease? Will it be like the Ancient Greek legend of Prometheus, who was chained alive to…

Great Barrier Reef Not In Danger

The important point here is that the reef has recovered well in 2021 as any healthy ecosystem will. This does not mean that we don’t study and attempt to understand…

The Injustice of Blowing-Up Turtles, for Convenience

Reposted from Jennifer Marohasy’s Blog June 8, 2021 By jennifer It is World Ocean Day, an opportunity to learn more about the Great Barrier Reef and also artificial reefs in the Gulf…

Claim: Great Barrier Reef Set to Disappear Because of Global Warming

According to EU Official Virginijus Sinkevičius, Corals which survived the dinosaur killer, the Cretaceous / Paleogene Extinction event, will soon disappear because we have raised atmospheric CO2 a few parts…

James Cook University Walks Back Extreme Global Warming Coral Extinction Claims

Peter Ridd is right – the Great Barrier Reef is not in immediate danger of dying. James Cook University, Peter Ridd’s adversary in his unfair dismissal court case, has just…

Big Victory in War of Academic Freedom

The Institute of Public Affairs has today welcomed the historic judgement of the High Court in the case of James Cook University (JCU) v Peter Ridd, which has given Dr…

Measuring Old Corals & Coral Reefs (Part 2)

Once upon a time, the scientists drilled into the corals and extracted a core from which they created a slither. Then, under x-ray, they counted the annual bands with the…

Reef Heresy? And the Importance of Asking Questions

I am so privileged to have written the introduction to Peter Ridd’s new book, ‘Reef Heresy?’. In it I explain that it is of great concern to both Peter, and…

Gardens of Old Porites, Without Sharks

It is often reported that the Great Barrier Reef is half dead, specifically that the corals are bleached, and the water quality is degraded with pesticides and plastics. If I…

Peter Ridd: It’s the science that’s rotten, not the Great Barrier Reef

Sixty years ago, when these cycles of death and destruction were first being discovered by scientists, it was legitimate to be concerned about whether they were unnatural. But there is…

Claim: The Great Barrier Reef is “Critical” because of Climate Change

Just how long do we have to wait until the Great Barrier Reef is dead? The Reef allegedly went critical in the great El-Nino of 1998. Ever since, reef scientists…

Measuring Old Corals & Coral Reefs (Part 1)

Most media reports, based on extensive aerial surveys by his one-time colleague Terry Hughes, conclude that the reef is variously 50% or 60% dead from coral bleaching as a direct…

Scientists Discover Skyscraper-Sized Reef… In the Great Barrier Reef

Guest “How did they miss this?” by David Middleton PRESS RELEASE / OCTOBER 26, 2020 AUSTRALIAN SCIENTISTS DISCOVER 500 METER TALL CORAL REEF IN THE GREAT BARRIER REEF–FIRST TO BE DISCOVERED IN…

“Proxies” Claim Half the GBR Corals Dead – But Not in Real Life

It has been reported across the world yet again, that the reef is ruin, but none of the publications reporting its demise have bothered to actually send journalists to go…

Inside Peter Ridd’s fight for freedom of speech on climate change.

A fantastic series from the Institute of public affairs. The Heretic is an insiders’ account of Peter Ridd’s ongoing legal battle with James Cook University. It tells the story of…

Coral Catastrophes Imagined

From Jennifer Marohasy’s Blog April 10, 2020 By jennifer Exactly one year ago yesterday, I was getting off a train in Proserpine, looking to pickup a hire car to drive…

Ocean acidification a big problem — but not for coral reef fish behavior

A comprehensive multi-year project challenges previous findings Norwegian University of Science and Technology A three-year, comprehensive study of the effects of ocean acidification challenges previous reports that a more acidic…

My First Film: Beige Reef (Jennifer Marohasy)

Reposted from Jennifer Marohasy’s Blog November 14, 2019 By jennifer FRENCH military general Napoleon Bonaparte is quoted as saying that, “A good sketch is better than a long speech.” Then…

Some Notes on Coral and the Great Barrier Reef

Guest post by Mike Jonas I recently had a (fairly short) conversation with an acquaintance, who was stunned to discover that I did not think at all highly of the…

Extreme Climate Events Impact Marine Habitat Forming Communities Along 45% of Australia’s Coast

From Frontiers in Marine Science Original Research ARTICLE Front. Mar. Sci., 24 July 2019 | https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2019.00411 Severe Continental-Scale Impacts of Climate Change Are Happening Now: Extreme Climate Events Impact Marine…

More Government Regulation Won’t Save the Great Barrier Reef from Scientists — or Politicians. Oink.

Reposted from Jennifer Marohasy’s blog July 16, 2019 By jennifer THE idea that the Great Barrier Reef is in need of saving from catastrophe is popular, especially among academics and…

Bramston Reef Corals – The Other Side of the Mud Flat

Reposted from Jennifer Marohasy’s blog May 6, 2019 By jennifer THE First Finding handed down by Judge Salvador Vasta in the Peter Ridd court case concerned Bramston reef off Bowen…