PLANET IN PERIL (PinP) Where Science Gets Respect: "Nine tropical storms wrapping around the world right now. This is climate changed."—350.org. These menacing images from NOAA, compare Typhoon Mangkhut (l.) with Hurricane Florence.
Monday, 29 May 2017
Coral bleaching on Great Barrier Reef worse than expected, surveys show
Surveys taken throughout 2016 show escalating impact from north to south, with 70% of shallow water corals dead north of Port Douglas. Story here.
Blue Starfish in the Great Barrier Reef 2004. Photo by Richard Ling