01 Oct '12, 7pm

Great Barrier Reef loses half its coral in less than 30 years

Great Barrier Reef loses half its coral in less than 30 years

Coral reefs in Caribbean on life support (09/11/2012) Only 8 percent of the Caribbean's reefs today retain coral, according to a new report by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). With input and data from 36 scientists, the report paints a bleak picture of coral decline across the region, threatening fisheries, tourism, and marine life in general. Deforestation is killing Madagascar's coral reefs (09/05/2012) Sediment carried by rivers draining deforested areas in Madagascar is smothering local coral reefs, increasing the incidence of disease and suppressing growth, report new studies. Coral calcification rates fall 44% on Australia's Great Barrier Reef (09/04/2012) Calcification rates by reef-building coral communities on Australia's Great Barrier Reef have slowed by nearly half over the past 40 years, a sign that the world's coral reefs are facing a...

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Half of Great Barrier Reef lost in past 30 years

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