Great Barrier Reef coral bleaching is now more widespread than ever

April 4, 2016 by  
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New research, backed up by troubling photographic evidence, shows that coral bleaching is now more prevalent in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef than ever before . Bleaching occurs when ocean temperatures rise and coral evicts the algae that give the reef its typically colorful appearance. Underwater observations suggest the problem is increasing, and upcoming aerial surveys will offer an even better view of how far the coral bleaching has spread in the northern part of the reef. Read the rest of Great Barrier Reef coral bleaching is now more widespread than ever

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