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‘Worst I Have Seen’: 75% of Great Barrier Reef Suffers Coral Bleaching

"We are really running out of time. We need to reduce our emissions immediately," one expert warned.

“We cannot expect to save the Great Barrier Reef and be opening new fossil fuel developments.”

  • Brett Wilkins
  • Common Dreams

Marine conservationists warned Thursday that Australia’s Great Barrier Reef may be suffering its worst-ever coral bleaching event amid record ocean heat fueled by the worsening climate emergency.

The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) said that bleached corals have been found at depths of up to nearly 60 feet, and…

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