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Great Barrier Reef shows signs of another major bleaching

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The FINANCIAL — Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is showing signs of heat stress in several coral regions, increasing the chances of another major bleaching event. The iconic reef, which runs 2,300 kilometres down Australia’s north eastern coast has only just begun to recover after being heavily hit by two consecutive years of coral bleaching in 2016 and 2017 — both of which were among the warmest years on record. Coral reefs around the globe face uncertain futures as ocean temperatures continue to climb. The Great Barrier Reef could be about to experience its most widespread outbreak of mass coral bleaching…

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Great Barrier Reef shows signs of another major bleaching

5 mins read

The FINANCIAL — Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is showing signs of heat stress in several coral regions, increasing the chances of another major bleaching event. The iconic reef, which runs 2,300 kilometres down Australia’s north eastern coast has only just begun to recover after being heavily hit by two consecutive years of coral bleaching in…