'Major decline' seen in Great Barrier Reef coral

Monday, October 1, 2012 - 21:06 in Earth & Climate

Calling it the most extensive review of how coral on Australia's Great Barrier Reef is faring, scientists on Monday reported some alarming news: The amount of coral covering reefs there has been cut in half since 1985 and will likely continue to decline unless steps are taken to at least attack the easiest of several factors.

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