Australia's Great Barrier Reef lost 50 per cent of corals, credit to high temperatures

Australia's Great Barrier Reef lost 50 per cent of corals, credit to high temperatures

Australia's Great Barrier Reef has lost around 50 per cent of its corals in the last three decades and there are fears that it will not be recovered due to frequent bleaching.

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Great Barrier Reef's corals in steep decline

Great Barrier Reef's corals in steep decline

Changes in ocean temperatures stress healthy corals, causing them to expel algae living in their tissues -- draining them of their vibrant colours in a process known as bleaching.

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Great Barrier Reef Has Lost Half of its Coral Over the Last 25 Years

Great Barrier Reef Has Lost Half of its Coral Over the Last 25 Years

A new study found that warmer ocean temperatures driven by climate change have caused Australia's Great Barrier Reef to lose more than half of its corals since 1995. The researchers say virtually all coral populations along the Great Barrier Reef have ...

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The Great Barrier Reef has lost half its corals

The Great Barrier Reef has lost half its corals

The Great Barrier Reef, one of the Earth's most precious habitats, lost half of its coral populations in the last quarter-century, a decline that researchers in Australia said would continue unless drastic action is taken to mitigate the effects of climate change.

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Why there is hope that the world's coral reefs can be saved

Why there is hope that the world's coral reefs can be saved

Scientists are using novel methods to save a vital part of our ecosystem.

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Great Barrier Reef Has Lost Half Its Corals, Thanks to Warming

Great Barrier Reef Has Lost Half Its Corals, Thanks to Warming

Featured image: A tourist snorkels above coral in the lagoon located on Lady Elliot Island on the Great Barrier Reef, 80 kilometers north-east from the town of Bundaberg in Queensland, Australia, June 9, 2015. Photo:Reuters/David Gray. Sydney: Australia's ...

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Living aboard Coral Discoverer – Australia's first cruise in seven months

It's finally happening. An Australian cruise ship two-thirds full of passengers sails this week, seven months after the cruise ceased worldwide in March. Coral Expeditions' Coral Discoverer carried 48 guests from Queensland and left Cairns on Wednesday on a ...

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