The Great Barrier Reef Australia – Coral Research

By proof| February 10, 2011|

Recent flooding in South East Queensland and the recent cyclone Yasi means weather in Australia is a hot topic at the moment. Mother nature is a powerful and mystical force. The Great Barrier Reef Australia is constantly being probed for its secrets and limitless wonders with recent research showing that coral can unlock a history of rainfall in North Queensland that predates recordings from modern instruments. By examining coral cores on the Great Barrier Reef The Australian Institute of Marine

Guests cocooned at Thala Beach Lodge

By proof| January 7, 2011|

Many guests cocooned at 5 star Thala Beach Lodge reportedly are enjoying the experience too much to leave! Michelle Behsman, the resort’s sales and marketing manager, said the most noticeable trend in 2010 was guests choosing to spend much of their time at the resort in order to experience the nature tours and activities within the resort’s healthy natural environment. “Thala is effectively an 145 acre private sanctuary where wildlife specialists offer interpretive eco-tourism,” she said. “We do have guests

Whale Shark Spotted On The Great Barrier Reef Australia

By proof| December 20, 2010|

This Photo of a Whale Shark was taken by the Aristocat Crew. Tourists were treated to a lucky encounter on a trip to The Great Barrier Reef on the 5th November 2010 when the boat they were aboard (Aristocat) came across a Whale Shark. The Whale Shark stayed with the boat for around 25 minutes, during which time this photo was snapped. "In 20 years, I’ve probably seen about 10 of them," said Scott Nelson, skipper of the

Pygmy Seahorse Discovery – The Great Barrier Reef Australia

By proof| December 14, 2010|

James Cook University scientists believe they have discovered a new species of Pygmy Seahorse on The Great Barrier Reef, Australia. The recent discovery comes after searching 100 metres beneath the surface 200 kilometres from Cairns, Australia. At 5mm long the newly discovered Pygmy seahorse could be the world’s smallest vertebrate. The expedition was lead by Tom Bridge from James Cook University. “As you go deeper and deeper, you find less familiar critters,” Mr Bridge said.  “Pygmy seahorses have been discovered

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