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Global Climate Change Calamity: Large Sections of Australia’s Great Reef Are Now Dead #greatbarrierreef #climatechange #globalcalamity
Severe bleaching last year on the northern Great Barrier Reef affected even the largest and oldest corals, like this slow-growing Porites colony. Credit Terry Hughes et al./Nature “Climate change is not a future threat,” Professor Hughes said. “On the Great Barrier Reef, it’s been happening for 18 years.” Corals require warm water to thrive, but…