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Coral and fish community in the Great Barrier Reef, Northeast of Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia, Western Pacific Ocean. News
Climate Crisis the 'Single Greatest Challenge' to Great Barrier Reef as Marine Treasure Suffers New Mass Bleaching Event
"I feel like an art lover wandering through the Louvre... as it burns to the ground," says one observer of the coral damage.
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Temperatures in the waters around the Great Barrier Reef Wednesday were higher than usual. News
'Devastating': Great Barrier Reef in Danger of Catastrophic Bleaching as Temperatures in Australia Remain High
"It's a sobering reality we're in."
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Coral and fish community in the Great Barrier Reef, News
'On a Knife Edge': Experts Warn Great Barrier Reef Could Soon See Third Mass Coral Bleaching in Five Years
The concerns follow new research suggesting that the climate crisis could completely wipe out all of the world's coral reef habitats by 2100.
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before/after News
Warning of 'Environmental Ruin and With It a Human Tragedy,' Report Details Triple Threat to Coral Reefs
These marine ecosystems "are under imminent risk of destruction" because of the human-caused climate crisis, pollution, and overfishing.
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bleached coral News
Example of 'Unknown Unknowns,' Study Detailing 'Almost Instant Mortality of Corals' Suggests Crisis Worse Than Previously Understood
"The water temperatures are so warm that the coral animal doesn't bleach... the animal dies and its underlying skeleton is all that remains."
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'Warning Bells Going Off' as NOAA Forecasts Entire Great Barrier Reef at Risk of Coral Bleaching and Death
"This is a wake-up call," says one Australian marine biologist. "Given sea temperatures usually increase as we get towards March, this is probably conservative."
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coral News
'Beyond Comprehension': In Just Two Years, Half of All Corals in 'Forever Damaged' Great Barrier Reef Have Died
Global warming, researchers warn, "is rapidly emerging as a universal threat to ecological integrity and function."
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Great Barrier Reef Faces 'Terminal' Stage in Climate Change Fight
New aerial surveys show damage has spread to two-thirds of reef, up from one-third last year
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Sounding 'Death Knell' for Reef, Massive Australian Coal Project Heads Towards Completion
Indian energy giant Adani has secured approval for permanent rail line, temporary construction camp for its Carmichael project
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'There Is Shame In All This': Naomi Klein Voices Rage as Reef Disappears
In video filmed at Great Barrier Reef, author Naomi Klein mourns decimation caused by 'extreme underwater heatwave'
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