Australia’s Great Barrier Reef Suffers ‘White Death’ as Ocean Warms

Warmer sea temperatures are linked to the severity of a coral disease, according to a study on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef that offers a dire warning about global warming’s potential impact on the world’s troubled reefs. In some locations, scientists found a 25-30% loss of coral and centuries-old corals were killed.

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