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European Scientist: Coral reefs damaged by global warming are unable to recover fast enough

Damage to the Great Barrier Reef due to global warming has compromised the capacity of corals to recover, according to scientists. New research published on 3 April in Nature shows that after the mass bleaching events of 2016 and 2017, coral reefs are struggling to recover and the number of new corals settling on the Great Barrier Reef has declined by 89 per cent (1).  

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