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Apr 30, 2017

ABC Online

Donald Trump praises 'wonderful people of Australia' on 75th anniversary of Coral Sea
ABC Online
US President Donald Trump has sent a message of thanks to Australia's veterans as commemorations begin to mark the Battle of Coral Sea 75 years ago. USS Lexington survivor Cecil Wiswell, 93, today led hundreds of veterans and current military ...

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Apr 27, 2017

ABC Online

Coral-bleaching database puts Australia second worst in the world
ABC Online
Scientists have compiled a new global database of coral reef mass-bleaching events that shows the likelihood of bleaching increased eight-fold from the late 1990s. Key points: New database includes 80 per cent more reports of coral bleaching than ...

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Apr 20, 2017

Gambling Insider - In-depth Analysis for the Gaming Industry

Ladbrokes Coral grows in Australia despite concerns of looming tax changes
Gambling Insider - In-depth Analysis for the Gaming Industry
Ladbrokes Coral continues to grow steadily in Australia in the face of possible upcoming changes in regulation. From 1 July South Australia will introduce a 15% tax on all bets placed in the state, while the federal government is considering the ...

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Apr 19, 2017


What's the government doing about it?
But instead of putting the funds in to save the reef, state and federal governments in Australia are now expressing strong support for a new plan: creating a massive new coal mine in the Galilee Basin, in the same area – exactly the kind of thing that ...

Apr 12, 2017

The Hindu

Coral bleaching on Great Barrier Reef may cause Australia $750-million loss
The Hindu
Also 10,000 jobs at stake with about 1,500 km, or two-thirds, of this coral system having been damaged already. Severe coral bleaching on Australia's Great Barrier Reef may result in a loss of some $750 million for the economy and tourism industry in ...
Coral bleaching could cost Australia a million touristseNCA
A Suffering Great Barrier Reef Could Hurt Australia's EconomyNewsy
Coral Reef Damage Might Harm Australia's EconomyApex Tribune
PerfScience -The Observer 24/7
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Apr 11, 2017


La Gran Barrera de Coral de Australia agoniza mientras los mares se calientan
(CNN) - Más de dos tercios de los corales de la Gran Barrera de Coral de Australia están sufriendo “impactantes” procesos de blanqueamiento, según revelan nuevas inspecciones aéreas. Las decoloraciones consecutivas del 2016 y el 2017 han devastado ...
El daño "sin precedentes" de los arrecifes de la Gran Barrera de Coral de AustraliaTeletrece
Daños en la Gran Barrera de Coral en Australia es irrecuperable, dicen científicosRCN Radio (blog)

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Australia's Great Barrier Reef hit by further coral bleaching amid record temperatures
One of Australia's greatest natural wonders and a valuable tourism attraction, the Great Barrier Reef, is experiencing another mass bleaching amid record high temperatures. After severe coral bleaching in the northern third of the reef last year, an ...
Two-thirds of the coral in Australia's Great Barrier Reef shockingly” bleaching awayIndia Live Today
Great Barrier Reef at 'terminal stage': scientists despair at latest coral bleaching dataThe Guardian
Two-thirds of Great Barrier Reef hit by back-to-back mass coral bleaching – ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef ...ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies
James Cook University
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Mar 18, 2017

Financial Times

Australia must share the blame for coral bleaching
Financial Times
Australia's Great Barrier Reef is in danger. Last year, a huge swath of its most pristine northern section suffered from bleaching that killed off two-thirds of the corals living in shallow water. Now, a second consecutive year of higher water ...

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Mar 10, 2017

CTV News

Australia sees second year of coral bleaching in Great Barrier Reef
CTV News
Australia's Great Barrier Reef is experiencing an unprecedented second straight year of mass coral bleaching, scientists said Friday, warning many species would struggle to fully recover. The 2,300-kilometre reef suffered its most severe bleaching on ...
Australia's Great Barrier Reef coral bleaching worsensBusiness Standard
Coral on parts of Australia's Great Barrier Reef is suffering from rising temperatures of seawaterNew Tang Dynasty Television
Great Barrier Reef Not Adequately Protected From Coral Bleaching By AustraliaInternational Business Times
Tech Times -NOAA's National Ocean Service -GBRMPA -ABC Online
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Nov 29, 2016

The Hindu

Australia's Great Barrier Reef suffers worst ever coral bleaching
(CNN) Coral across Australia's Great Barrier Reef has suffered its most devastating die-off on record, a new report says. In just nine months, bleaching caused by warmer water has killed around 67% of the coral in a previously pristine part of the reef ...
Australia's Great Barrier Reef sees largest coral die-off everThe Hindu
Australia's Great Barrier Reef has worst coral die-off
Record Coral Deaths Reported In Australia's Great Barrier Reef For 2016Tech Times
The Indian Express -India Live Today -ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies -BBC News
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