Great Barrier Reef Has Lost Half of Its Coral in the Last 27 Years
ScienceDaily (Oct. 2, 2012) — The Great Barrier Reef has lost half its coral cover in the last 27 years. The loss was due to storm damage (48%), crown of thorns starfish (42%), and bleaching (10%), according to a new study published in theProceedings of the National Academy of Sciencesby researchers from the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) in Townsville and the University of Wollongong.Share This:112See
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