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GREAT BARRIER REEF’S CORAL CRISIS; The Beatles – Help


Great Barrier Reef’s Coral Crisis

In less than three decades, the Great Barrier Reef, considered one of the seven natural wonders of the world, has lost half of its coral cover. Experts attribute the losses largely to tropical cyclones and outbreaks of coral-eating crown-of-thorns starfishCoral bleachingdue to ocean warming also played a role, though a relatively minor one. Given some time, damaged reefs can generally recover, but current intervals between these disturbances are too brief to allow for meaningful recovery, resulting in long-term losses. More… Discuss

If the coral could talk, or sing, i  guess this is how it would sound like: