Extreme heat has caused the Great Barrier Reef to bleach three times in the last 20 years

Friday, March 17, 2017 - 18:02 in Earth & Climate

Global warning has likely caused permanent damage to the world's largest coral reef, according to a new report in the journal Nature. In the last 20 years, rising temperatures have triggered three severe bleaching events in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. The most recent was in 2016, when more...

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