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February 21, 2020 - Common Dreams

Experts Warn Great Barrier Reef Could Soon See Third Mass Coral Bleaching in Five Years

Experts Warn Great Barrier Reef Could Soon See Third Mass Coral Bleaching in Five Years
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The concerns follow new research suggesting that the climate crisis could completely wipe out all of the world's coral reef habitats by 2100.

Australian scientists and conservationists warned in the Guardian Thursday that the Great Barrier Reef could soon endure a third major coral bleaching event in just five years, highlighting how the human-caused climate crisis is already devastating crucial ecosystems worldwide. Heat stress is already building across the world's biggest reef system, with reports of patchy bleaching already occurring. But a major widespread event is not currently taking place. "We are down to the wire," said Prof Terry Hughes, director of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies at James Cook University.

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