Mass coral bleaching event hits Great Barrier Reef for second year in a row

Via The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority

"The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority today (10 March 2017) confirmed mass coral bleaching is occurring on the Great Barrier Reef for the second consecutive year.

Mass coral bleaching is moderate to severe bleaching over a large spatial scale — the bleaching is part of an ongoing global event affecting the world’s coral reefs since 2014."

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