Thursday, 02 February 2012 10:55
The Great Barrier reef will surely have a shipping disaster in the next few years if the bulk carriers are not kept out of the shipping lane inside the chain of reefs strung along the Queensland coast. Coal mining and methane from coal seam extraction is expanding at a phenomenal rate. This, in turn, means that the number of giant ships using the shipping lane is growing.
Jurgen Freund is a photographer documenting the Great Barrier Reef and the reefs in Indonesian and Papua New Guinea waters. His photographs are the work of a great artist naturalist. Have a look at these breathtaking images: Jurgen Freund Photography