Scientists mobilise as bleaching returns to Great Barrier Reef

16 Mar 2017
Scientists measure coral mortality following bleaching on the northern Great Barrier Reef. Photo: Tane Sinclair-Taylor.

University of Queensland researchers are part of a team that will conduct Great Barrier Reef aerial and underwater surveys this month as coral bleaching occurs for the second year in a row.

The work coincides with a report in the journal Nature today, which says the reef’s resilience is waning rapidly.

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