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Australia | Report: Great Barrier Reef could suffer repeated mass bleachings by 2030s, dooming it

SYDNEY, Australia — Scientists have again sounded the alarm about Australia’s imperiled Great Barrier Reef, saying that by the 2030s it could see devastating mass bleachings as often as every two years unless greenhouse gas emissions are drastically reduced.


“This would effectively sign the death certificate of one of the world’s largest living marine structures,” said Martin Rice, acting chief executive of the Climate Council, a publicly funded Australian research institute.


https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/04/world/australia/great-barrier-reef.html

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