Record sea temperatures cause third mass bleaching of Great Barrier Reef

News: Great Barrier Reef has suffered its most widespread coral bleaching on record. Facts: Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest and longest coral reef system.  It is located in the Coral Sea, off the coast of Queensland, Australia.  It stretches for 2,300km from the tip of Cape York in the north to Bundaberg in… Continue reading Record sea temperatures cause third mass bleaching of Great Barrier Reef

Explained:Coral bleaching and Great Barrier Reef

News:Scientists have warned that the Great Barrier Reef will face a critical period of heat stress over the coming weeks following the widespread coral bleaching. Facts: About Great Barrier Reef: Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest and longest coral reef system. located in Australia.  It is a World Heritage Area since 1981 (the world’s… Continue reading Explained:Coral bleaching and Great Barrier Reef

Bleaching hits world’s southernmost coral reef.

Australian scientists have said that corals in Lord Howe Island Marine Park, Australia has started showing signs of bleaching due rising sea temperatures from climate change. However, bleaching is highly variable across Lord Howe Island. Severe bleaching of up to 90% has been found at Lord Howe’s inshore, shallow lagoon reefs. While, deeper-water corals in… Continue reading Bleaching hits world’s southernmost coral reef.