Posted by: Sandy Steinman | August 24, 2022

Coral levels in areas of the Great Barrier Reef reach a 36-year peak

NPR reports

The amount of coral in some areas of the Great Barrier Reef is at its highest in 36 years, according to a new report from the Australian Institute of Marine Science.From August 2021 to May 2022, the central and northern regions of the Great Barrier Reef had hard coral cover levels of 33% and 36%, respectively. Coral cover decreased by 4% in the southern region, due to an outbreak of crown-of-thorns starfish.

Read more at Coral levels in areas of the Great Barrier Reef reach a 36-year peak : NPR


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