Faces of the Reef

Stories from the Great Barrier Reef, told by the people who have dedicated their lives to protect it.

Marine receiving environment modelling

News ·

eReefs funding announced

Coral clutch a great catch

News ·

Coral clutch a great catch

Great Reef expedition

News ·

Great Reef expedition

RangerBot put to the test

News ·

RangerBot put to the test

Katharine Robertson

Katharine Robertson

Coral Fluorescence

Blog ·

Coral Fluorescence

Coral bleaching at Lizard Island

Blog ·

Coral Bleaching

Fresh water quality innovations

News ·

Fresh water quality innovations

Solution Exchange 2020

Project News ·

Solution Exchange 2020

What is Coral IVF?  

Explainers ·

What is Coral IVF?  

Red Mangrove

Explainers ·

What is blue carbon?

Foundation welcomes recommendations

ReefChat: Valuing our coral reefs

Project News ·

ReefChat: Valuing our coral reefs

Heart of the Reef – A Call for Healing

Healing Country ·

Heart of the Reef – A Call for Healing

Sea ranger Kelvin Rowe, Uncle Mick Eggmolesse and sea ranger Darren Hodges working together to identify different species of seagrass.  Uncle Mick knows which ones are the favourites of turtle and dugong.

Project News ·

Citizen Science project wrap: Stories of Impact

Community Caring for Sea Country: Seagrass

What is cloud brightening?

Explainers ·

What is cloud brightening?

What is coral cryopreservation?

Explainers ·

What is coral cryopreservation?

What is climate change?

Explainers ·

What is climate change?

Mangrove Watchers on the Endeavour River

Project News ·

Citizen Science project wrap:  Stories of impact

Cairns and Far North Queensland MangroveWatch

What is coral spawning?

Explainers ·

What is coral spawning?

Coral Bleaching at Lizard Island

Explainers ·

What is coral bleaching?

Leaf to Reef team on the island as part of their second research trip in June 2021.

Project News ·

Leaf to Reef team back on Lady Elliot

Aerial view of Wreck Rock Beach, home of the Wreck Rock Turtle Monitoring Project.

Project News ·

Citizen Science project wrap:  Stories of impact

Wreck Rock Turtle Monitoring Project 

Teacher professional development training at Keppel Island

Project News ·

Citizen Science project wrap:  Stories of impact

Educating communities to help ACT and PROTECT our GBR

Citizen Science project wrap:  Stories of impact

Project News ·

Citizen Science project wrap: Stories of impact

Community seagrass mapping and data visualisation

Citizen Science project wrap:  Stories of impact

Project News ·

Citizen Science project wrap: Stories of impact

Team Turtle CQ

What is photogrammetry?

Blog ·

What is photogrammetry?

What is coral aquaculture?

Blog ·

What is coral aquaculture?

Whitsundays Islands and catchment. Credit: Whitsunday Charter Boat Industry Association

Project News ·

Citizen Science project wrap: Stories of impact

Whitsunday Water Quality Monitoring Blueprint for Tourism Operators

Citizen Science project wrap:  Stories of impact

Project News ·

Citizen Science project wrap: Stories of impact

Combining Citizen Science and innovative technologies to enhance reef management

GivingTuesday 2021

GivingTuesday 2021

GivingTuesday is almost here! Here's everything you need to know about GivingTuesday and how you can give back.

What is seagrass?

Explainers ·

What is seagrass?

Citizen scientists in training at Orpheus Island

Project News ·

Citizen Science project wrap: Stories of impact

Integrated coral reef citizen science

Citizen Science project wrap:  Stories of impact

Project News ·

Citizen Science project wrap: Stories of impact

Amplifying Reef citizen science

Citizen Science project wrap:  Stories of impact

Project News ·

Citizen Science project wrap: Stories of impact

Extending the success of Redmap Australia to Queensland

Citizen Science project wrap:  Stories of impact

Project News ·

Citizen Science project wrap: Stories of impact

Whitsunday Reef monitoring for long-term health

Network ·

Nominations open for The Earthshot Prize 2022

The search for the winners of The Earthshot Prize 2022 has begun and the Great Barrier Reef Foundation is proud to be an official Nominator.

Dispatch from Resilient Reefs

Project News ·

Dispatch from Resilient Reefs

Key lessons and concrete steps to solving a wicked global problem

Reef funding welcomed

News ·

Reef funding welcomed

Reef Life February 2022

Reef Life ·

Reef Life February 2022

Q&A with Salty Dog Kayaking

Q&A with Salty Dog Kayaking

Unlocking sustainable tourism

Project News ·

Unlocking sustainable tourism

Credit: Douglas Shire Council

Project News ·

Local Action project wrap: Stories of impact Douglas Shire

Fishing for the future: Promotion of Sustainable Fishing Practices

What is resilience?

Explainers ·

What is resilience?

Understanding heat tolerance in corals

Explainers ·

Understanding heat tolerance in corals

Local Action Projects design case study

Project News ·

Local Action Projects design case study

Pilot program design, achievements and learnings 2019-2022

What are coral probiotics?

Explainers ·

What are coral probiotics?

Citizen Science project wrap:  Stories of impact

Project News ·

Citizen Science project wrap: Stories of impact

Combining Citizen Science and innovative technologies to enhance reef management

Earth Day 2022

Earth Day 2022

Teachers undertaking training in tidal wetland citizen science monitoring methods at Boyne Island Environment Education Centre. Photo credit: Earthwatch

Project News ·

Citizen Science project wrap: Stories of impact

Protecting Wetlands for the Future

What is the coral microbiome?

Explainers ·

What is the coral microbiome?

Tom runs first marathon for the Reef

Tom runs first marathon for the Reef

Small community, big vision

Blog ·

Small community, big vision

In the middle of the Great Barrier Reef, a tiny island is carving out a place for itself as a hub for sustainability.

Meet Laura: 'The Reef is home to me'

Meet Laura: 'The Reef is home to me'

How do you plant corals?

Explainers ·

How do you plant corals?

What is coral adaptation?

Explainers ·

What is coral adaptation?

What is citizen science?

Explainers ·

What is citizen science?