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The Great Barrier Reef May Be Dying Faster Than We Thought | National Geographic

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The latest surveys spell more bad news for the Great Barrier Reef. Following a record high water surface temperature and mass bleaching event in 2016, the Australian icon may be on track for a similar event this year. Aerial and underwater footage from 2016 and 2017, shown in this video, shows the extent of the bleaching and die-off, which has already impacted large portions of the reef.
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Read how “3D-Printed Reefs Offer Hope in Coral Bleaching Crisis.”
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/03/3d-printed-reefs-coral-bleaching-climate/

Learn more about corals.
http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/invertebrates/coral/

Footage courtesy ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies via Storyful

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