"We found a large corridor of reefs that escaped the most severe damage along the eastern edge of the continental shelf in the far north of the Great Barrier Reef
," (https://www.coralcoe.org.au/media-releases/life-and-death-after-great-barrier-reef-bleaching) says Hughes.
The Great Barrier Reef
, which stretches for over 1,400 miles off the coast of Australia, has been severely affected by rising water temperatures, which is due to (http://ocean.nationalgeographic.com/ocean/explore/pristine-seas/critical-issues-sea-temperature-rise/) global warming .
They believe that this discovery can also help answer questions regarding past climate and environmental changes in the Great Barrier Reef
over a 10,000-year time scale.
The Great Barrier Reef
Outlook Report is released every five years by the Australian government to measure the health of the world's largest coral reef system, which is located off the coast of Queensland.
"The number of new corals settling on the Great Barrier Reef
declined by 89% following the unprecedented loss of adult corals from global warming in 2016 and 2017."
Australians will be able to book a dive to the Great Barrier Reef
through the global ride-hailing app Uber from the end of May (AFP / WILLIAM WEST / MANILA BULLETIN)
In 2016, the Great Barrier Reef
registered the highest sea surface temperature in February, March and April since it was first recorded in the early 1900s.
The Prince joined the 'Reef Roundtable', hosted by The Prince's Trust Australia and the Great Barrier Reef
'Averaged across the whole Great Barrier Reef
, we lost 30 percent of the corals in the nine month period between March and November 2016,' lead author and director of the Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies Terry Hughes said.
"While it's still early days, and the trials have been on a small scale, the testing shows the film reduced light by up to 30 percent," said Anna Marsden, from the Great Barrier Reef
Foundation (GBRF) .
BARRIER S4C, Thursday English available "If we destroy places such as the Great Barrier Reef
, we are going to destroy ourselves too," he says of this iconic natural location.
Coral transplantation gives hopes to rescue the Great Barrier Reef
- the largest reef system on the north-east coast of Australia,AaAeAeA mediapo reported.