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Corals of Great Barrier Reef to face a period of heat-induced mass coral bleaching
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Corals of Great Barrier Reef to face a period of heat-induced mass coral bleaching

The 345,400 sq km World Heritage-listed coral network has been devastated by four coral bleaching events since 1998.

World oceans were warmest in 2019 than any other time in recorded history: Study
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World oceans were warmest in 2019 than any other time in recorded history: Study

Over the 6 decades past, recent warming was 450% that of earlier warming — a big increase in rate of climate change effects.

Scientists studies Amazon's massive coral reef aboard Greenpeace's ship Esperanza
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Scientists studies Amazon's massive coral reef aboard Greenpeace's ship Esperanza

The Amazon Reef is one of the world's largest reefs but its existence became known only in 2016.

Dedicated coral gardeners are bringing back Jamaica's coral reefs, piece by piece
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Dedicated coral gardeners are bringing back Jamaica's coral reefs, piece by piece

Fish and coral have a codependent relationship, the fish rely on the reef to evade danger and lay eggs.

Hawaii's super corals: Hardy corals unfazed by pollution lend hope for dying reefs
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Hawaii's super corals: Hardy corals unfazed by pollution lend hope for dying reefs

A 1.5 degree Celsius rise in global temperatures could see 70-90% of Earth's coral reefs vanish.

Coral reefs form halos that can be seen from space – scientists finally know why
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Coral reefs form halos that can be seen from space – scientists finally know why

Unlike corals that undergo bleaching, halos are formed when corals are healthy and thriving.

Great Barrier Reef is being reshaped by global warming for good — except it's bad
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Great Barrier Reef is being reshaped by global warming for good — except it's bad

Healthy corals need 10 years to recover after major damage — ten years they probably don't have.

Some species of corals are becoming resilient to warming ocean temperatures
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Some species of corals are becoming resilient to warming ocean temperatures

The insides of a particularly long-living genus of corals, Porites, led to the new finding.

Coral Reefs that survived bleaching are 'more resilient to heat' after a first bout
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Coral Reefs that survived bleaching are 'more resilient to heat' after a first bout

Corals can recover if the water temperature drops and the algae are able to recolonise them.

Coral reefs, at risk from climate change, also imperilled by rats
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Coral reefs, at risk from climate change, also imperilled by rats

Coral reefs aren't facing a threat just from global warming, but also damage from rats, study finds.

Lakshadweep's corals are dying, and they'll take the island's inhabitants with them
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Lakshadweep's corals are dying, and they'll take the island's inhabitants with them

The government should support and use the findings of such long-term monitoring.

Great Barrier Reef coral bleaching worse than expected, say scientists
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Great Barrier Reef coral bleaching worse than expected, say scientists

Australia's iconic Great Barrier Reef has experienced widespread coral decline and habitat loss than previously thought

Australia's Great Barrier Reef recovering from coral bleaching: Authorities
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Australia's Great Barrier Reef recovering from coral bleaching: Authorities

Australia's Great Barrier Reef has almost fully recovered from the worst coral bleaching ever known in recent history, authorities said on Monday.

Coral bleaching in Great Barrier Reef to derail tourism, finds survey
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Coral bleaching in Great Barrier Reef to derail tourism, finds survey

The massive drop in visitors due to coral bleaching can lead to a loss of 1 billion Australian dollars in income, and 10,000 tourism jobs, the report said.

Saving the Great Barrier Reef could cost $11 billion, says study
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Saving the Great Barrier Reef could cost $11 billion, says study

Improving the quality of water in the Great Barrier Reef in northeastern Australia requires around $11,571 billion over the next decade, according to a government study released on Thursday.

Glimmer of hope: Coral reefs may survive bleaching in deeper environments, finds study
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Glimmer of hope: Coral reefs may survive bleaching in deeper environments, finds study

Offering a glimmer of hope to those managing the impact of bleaching on the world's coral reefs, a new UN report has found that part of the ecosystem may survive in barely known deeper environments, known as mesophotic coral ecosystems

Warm ocean temperatures have caused coral bleaching in Hawaii: Scientists
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Warm ocean temperatures have caused coral bleaching in Hawaii: Scientists

Warm ocean temperatures have caused large expanses of coral to bleach in the pristine reefs northwest of Hawaii's main islands, scientists said.

As greenhouse gases grow, coral reefs may die out
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As greenhouse gases grow, coral reefs may die out

Unless greenhouse gas emissions are curtailed, there is little hope for the survival of coral reefs, supporting a diversity of life forms, warns a new study.