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Record coral kill-off on Great Barrier Reef

Terra Daily Wednesday, 30 November 2016
Record coral kill-off on Great Barrier ReefSydney (AFP) Nov 29, 2016

A mass bleaching event on the Great Barrier Reef this year killed more corals than ever before, scientists said Tuesday, sounding the alarm over the delicate ecosystem. The 2,300-kilometre (1,400-mile) long reef - the world's biggest - suffered its most severe bleaching in recorded history, due to warming sea temperatures during March and April, with the northern third bearing the brunt.
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News video: Great Barrier Reef Die Off Reaches Record Levels

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Scientists who have surveyed the Great Barrier reef have pronounced two-thirds of the nearshore coral in the mostly pristine area north of Port Douglas, Australia, dead. Researchers from the ARC Center of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies at James Cook University in Townsville, Australia, report...

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