"We are looking at a whole range of new initiatives, taking the best advice of the experts, working closely with the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority to ensure that the reef has its best chance into the future", Federal Environment Minister Josh Frydenberg said on Sunday in Cairns.
The reef is a critical national asset, contributing AU$6.4 billion a year to the Australian economy.
The landmark plan includes funds for improving water quality by reducing pollution from farm fertilizer runoff, and encourage reef restoration by experimenting with laboratory-grown coral that is more durable at higher temperatures, the New York Times reports. The opposition said the government could still fail to reach its target to reduce emissions 26 to 28 per cent on 2005 levels by 2030.
But conservationist group Greenpeace said the investment was a "band-aid" solution to climate change-driven destruction at the World Heritage site.
According to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, the money spent will go towards improving water quality, tackling predators, and expanding restoration efforts.
It was the largest single investment yet to protect the reef, secure its viability and the 64 000 jobs that relied on the reef, Turnbull said.
Although some fear that much of the damage can not be undone, John Schubert, chairman of the Great Barrier Reef Foundation, believes that the government's attention gives the reef "real hope".
Ford announces deep cuts to vehicle lineup
Ford said its net income in the quarter was up almost 9.5%, to US$1.74bn, or US$0.43 a share, from US$1.59bn, or US$0.40 a share. There will be some retooling to prepare for the new SUV models, but there is no plan to shut down the plant, Felker said.
Bill McKibben, founder of global grassroots climate movement 350.org, said: "Science is well aware of what is killing the coral - it's the excess heat from burning fossil fuels".
The reef is the world's largest living structure and it can even be seen from space.
Australian Conservation Foundation chief Kelly O'Shanassy agreed. "You can't have both", Ms Casule said in a Greenpeace statement on Sunday.
Critics seized on Australia's continued subsidized development of gas and coal, especially its openness to the Adani coal mine in northern Australia that would be among the world's largest, pushing coal on boats running near the reef.
A serious outbreak of crown-of-thorns starfish â which might develop to 13in and have as much as 21 arms â is destroying the reef.
He said the government would work with traditional Aboriginal owners, the tourist industry, farmers and scientists, to save the reef, calling the commitment "a game-changer".
Penn State's Mike Gesicki is expected to immediately challenge for the Miami Dolphins' starting tight end job as a rookie. Gesicki was selected No. 42 overall Friday in the National Football League draft's second round by the Miami Dolphins .
Profits from the sales will go to Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation , which supports research on childhood cancers. There's a buy one get one deal at Auntie Anne's locations Thursday through April 29th.
The run was truly awe-inspiring and was facilitated by Gobert getting into foul trouble. "Had a few stupid fouls that were on me". They compiled the worst record in the Eastern Conference and tied for the third-worst in the National Basketball Association .
He is the first NFL Draft pick from SDSU since 2010 when the Buffalo Bills selected defensive end Danny Batten in the sixth round. The Eagles are likely salivating over the possibilities with both Ertz and Goedert on the field together.
Just hours after welcoming their son into the world, Kate and William stepped out to introduce the newborn to the public. The words "It's a boy" flashed in lights around the top of London's BT Tower, which can be seen for miles around.
Although Meek Mill is home from prison, he's not exactly "free" just yet. "I've got a lot of important people depending on me". Meek Mill , whose real name Robert Rihmeek Williams , had been in jail for five months after his latest probation violation.
A smear test is undertaken to detect any abnormality which would be indicative that there is something untoward happening. It's understood that if these women had been referred onwards, the cancer could have been prevented or treated earlier.
Clarkson is a British director who has done a shitload of television shows including Vinyl , Jessica Jones and The Defenders . Paramount Pictures announced two new films for its long-running Star Trek franchise, reported The Hollywood Reporter .
This should make it simple for users sharing memories of their past weekend's adventures, their fantastic global trip, and more. Earlier this month , TechCrunch urged Instagram to build its own version of Facebook's "Download Your Information" tool.
BEZ is touching GBX 594 during the last trading session, after decreased 0.34%.Beazley plc has volume of 484,442 shares. Virginia Retirement Et Al holds 0.06% of its portfolio in Melrose Industries PLC (LON:MRO) for 302,957 shares.
Unai Emery To Leave PSG At End Of Season
May 8, PSG could win another Cup. "We lost to Real (in the Champions League round of 16) but Real are the best team in Europe". Wenger won't want to call it a day on a sour note and picking up a few French league titles would be ideal.
OR running back Royce Freeman drafted by Denver Broncos
Anderson gone, Freeman only needs to hold off Devontae Booker and De'Angelo Henderson to open the season as Denver's lead back. Oregon's standout left tackle, who had been projected as a second- or third-round pick, was not selected on Friday.
Russia, Turkey, Iran to hold Syria talks
Rebels left the town a few days after the chemical attack there on April 7, in which dozens of people were reported killed. Mr Lavrov met Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Turkish foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu.
Anticholinergic Drug Use and Dementia: What's the Link?
The researchers also caution that patients should always consult with their physicians before changing any medication regimen. This risk increased by three percentage points among those who had used anticholinergics for more than one year, they said.
Subway planning to close 500 sandwich shops this year
The restaurant's sales dropped 4.4 percent previous year due to competition from newer chains and other fast food options. Subway launched a new line of wraps earlier this year and a loyalty program , called Subway MyWay Rewards.