Another Major Impact Of Global Warming Has Been Observed; This Time, The Impact Was Felt In The Great Barrier Reef. The Warmer Than Usual Sea Temperature, In 2016, According To Researchers, Is Said To Have Killed 30% Of The Reef Over A Nine Month Period. The Temperature Is Also Said To Have Affected The Diversity Of Coral Species.
2016 Ocean Heatwave Killed 30 Percent of the Great Barrier Reef
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Combined with a 2017 temperature spike, half of the 2 billion corals on the reef have died since 2015