Sexual reproduction is vital to reef survival.
Wednesday 16 December 2015
GCI research has pinpointed artificial light as a threat to coral reproduction, in a discovery that will help guide reef and marine ecosystem protection plans.
'The road ahead won’t be easy,' Professor Hoegh-Guldberg says.
Sunday 13 December 2015
In a momentous vote, the Conference of Parties (COP21), comprised of representatives from 195 countries around the world, has agreed to measures that aim to limit global
After two weeks' negotiations in Paris, the world’s nations have reached a global deal to tackle climate change.
Sunday 13 December 2015
After two weeks of negotiations in Paris, the world’s nations have reached a global deal to tackle climate change.
GCI Director Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg addressed a VIP-studded breakfast hosted by the United Nations on 8 December in Paris.
Wednesday 9 December 2015
As the world looks expectantly towards Paris for action on climate change, the GCI team at COP21 or ‘Conference of the Parties’ has topped off a hectic week in the French
GCI Director Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg and His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi.
Wednesday 2 December 2015
University of Queensland researchers have announced a partnership with collaborators from the United Arab Emirates to address one of the greatest challenges of our time a
A delegation of UQ researchers will attend COP21
Monday 30 November 2015
A small team of UQ and GCI researchers will attend the Conference of Parties (COP21) in Paris, where negotiators from countries around the world will decide on the action
UQ delegates with Austrade Argentina Director, Norma Ramiro
Tuesday 17 November 2015
Representatives from the Global Change Institute led a team of UQ water research experts to Argentina and Uruguay in late November to establish a collaborative research p
The Global Change Institute won the David Oppenheim Award for Sustainable Architecture and the National Award for Interior Architecture at the Australian Institute of Architects’ Annual Awards.
Wednesday 11 November 2015
The University of Queensland’s landmark six-star sustainability building has been recognised at the nation’s leading architecture awards.
At a study site in the Solomon Islands, a large earthquake in 2007 caused the land to sink relative to the sea surface – which provided the opportunity to see how the reef adjusted to relative sea-level rise. Photo: M. Saunders
Monday 9 November 2015
UQ marine scientists have plotted the effects of a recent earthquake to model how coral reefs might behave under a rapid rise in global sea-levels.
Monday 26 October 2015
Coral reefs are structures created by coral animals and are among the most biologically diverse ecosystems on the planet.
GCI's new  Fellow of the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry -- John Cook.
Friday 16 October 2015
The influential New York based publication 'Skeptical Inquirer' has elected GCI's John Cook as a Fellow of the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry.
Mangroves are predicted to be submerged in parts of Thailand, Sumatra, Java, Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands.
Thursday 15 October 2015
Mangrove forests around the Indo-Pacific region could be submerged by 2070, according to international research published today.
Understanding the sensitivity of reef-building corals to elevated temperatures allows us to ask the question: if sea temperatures are increasing, when does it get too hot for corals every year in the future?
Monday 12 October 2015
This week, scientists registered their concern that super-warm conditions are building to a point where corals are severely threatened across the tropical Indian, Pacific
Photo: Electric circuits in a building Calcutta Kolkata India © Jorge Royan / CC-BY-SA-3.0
Monday 12 October 2015
India’s formal climate pledge to the United Nations ahead of this year’s Paris summit highlights the crossroads at which the country’s electricity sector finds itself.
A before and after image of the bleaching in American Samoa: XL Catlin Seaview Survey.
Monday 12 October 2015
A global coral bleaching event expected to heavily impact the Great Barrier Reef has been confirmed by scientists from The University of Queensland and the National Ocean


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