Great Barrier Reef suffers biggest bleaching event yet

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef just experienced its third major bleaching event in the past five years, which has caused severe and widespread damage. The Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) recorded its highest ever sea temperature this past February, which triggered the bleaching.

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Last updated on 09 April 2020

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Australia
Region: 
Oceania
Threats: 
Climate Change
Extreme temperatures
Species group: 
Fish