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Great Barrier Reef: Signs of recovery despite major coral bleaching

THE Great Barrier Reef’s most popular tourist sites show just two per cent of coral has died off, with the rest in “positive” signs of recovery, despite the world’s biggest mass coral bleaching event on record. New research found about 68 per cent of reefs from Cairns to Lizard Island had varying levels of coral bleaching, but most of it likened to sunburn on a human body where the coral glows pink before fully recovering. Read the full story in The Courier Mail.

A dying coral in Moore Reef on the Great Barrier Reef. Pictures: Brian Cassey in The Courier Mail. Read the full story here.

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