After a year’s reprieve, with no major pressures from heat stress or cyclones, widespread recovery on the GBR is underway.

Manta tow survey

Globally threatened fish are “thriving in abundance” in WA's Rowley Shoals

A large humphead maori wrasee against a blue underwater background

Corals on multiple reefs in the southern GBR have recovered from the 2020 mass coral bleaching event.

AIMS team monitoring southern reefs

Scientists are keeping a close eye on reefs along the west coast of Australia, with sea surface temperatures reaching levels where some coral bleaching is occurring. 

Marine scientists have mapped previously unknown foraging grounds and migratory routes of Western Australia’s green turtles.

A green turtle resting on a beach