02 Jun '16, 9am

More than one-third of the coral is dead in parts of Great Barrier Reef

More than one-third of the coral is dead in parts of Great Barrier Reef

Though this year’s bleaching has been linked to unusually warm waters due to El Niño, Professor Terry Hughes of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies at James Cook University calls the staggering statistics “a huge wake up call” and warns that it’s unlikely the corals will be able to fully recover before a fourth or fifth bleaching event takes place. Environmental advocates warn that unless action is taken immediately to slow global warming, much of

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/more-than-one-third-of-the-coral-is-...

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