Climate change and over-fishing are putting the world’s oceans at risk.
Climate change and over-fishing are putting the world’s oceans at risk. Bob Edmeap

Oceans valued at $31 trillion, but under attack

THE world's oceans could be worth as much as $31 trillion, but that value was at risk from an "unrelenting assault" from over-fishing, climate change and development, a new report says.

The review of the economic value of oceans by University of Queensland's Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg was released on Thursday.

Prof Hoegh-Guldberg said the ocean's goods and services from fishing to coastal storm protection were at greater risk now than "any other time in recorded history".


Muckadilla reservoir collapses

Muckadilla reservoir collapses

Muckadilla reservoir collapses

Learner drivers to study online in PrepL program

Learner drivers to study online in PrepL program

Future learner drivers will now sit a 207 question test called PrepL

From Gallipoli to Roma

From Gallipoli to Roma

Jack Clancy landed on the shores of Suvla Bay, Gallipoli in 1915.

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