Coral bleaching event - current conditions plus 3 month outlook

Coral bleaching event - current conditions plus 3 month outlook

Drained of colour, becoming ghost-like. This is what is happening to the world’s corals. The bright and beautiful are being ‘bleached’, from thermal stress. A great coral die-off is here.

Vulnerable at the best of times, conditions have combined to create a global mass bleaching of coral. The world could lose 5% of its corals this year — more than 12,000 square kilometers.

Via euronews.com

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