The health of coral reefs continues to be a focus for marine biologists and researchers in Hawai‘i and around the world. A team in Australia has just returned with an update on the northern part of the Great Barrier Reef. HPR’s Bill Dorman has details in today’s Asia Minute.
The survey’s lead scientist says coral bleaching in the northern part of the Great Barrier Reef is changing it forever. A team from James Cook University examined 520 reefs in the area, only 4 showed no evidence of bleaching.