04 Feb '18, 5pm

Climate Change Makes Its Mark on Reefs

For years, researchers believed the northern third of the Great Barrier Reef paralleling the coast of Queensland, Australia, was a spatial refuge—an area that would be more or less immune to rising ocean temperatures and could safeguard delicate coral habitats and the species that rely on them. But in 2016, El Niñ o conditions precipitated a spike in water temperatures, causing up to 93 percent of corals to bleach and killing about 25 percent of the corals in the far north and around 65 percent of corals in the north outright. Then, in 2017, another major bleaching event impacted corals a little farther south. There are already indications that another bleaching event may be underway. The alarming pattern of bleaching is one reason Terry Hughes of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies wanted to get a handle on just how common bleaching events are. In a paper ...

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