Longest coral reef survey to date reveals major changes in Australia's Great Barrier Reef

October 5, 2019 - General

Coral reefs around the world are under increasing stress due to a combination of local and global factors. As such, long-term investigation is becoming increasingly important to understanding ecosystem responses.

Soft coral are now dominating large areas of the shadow reef which in 1928 had many
species of hard corals too [Credit: Professor Maoz Fine, Bar-Ilan University]A new study — the longest coral reef survey to date – provides…

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