Playing sounds of a healthy coral reef ‘can attract fish back to damaged areas’

That’s according to a new study led by the University of Exeter, which notes fish are able to assist in reef recovery

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Great Barrier Reef’s ability to recover from bleaching ‘ severely reduced’

Researchers say the number of new corals on the world’s largest reef system has plummeted by 89% since marine heatwaves in 2016 and 2017

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Coral bleaching is now affecting the southernmost reef in the world

Warmer ocean temperatures due to climate change mean around 90% of some reefs at Lord Howe Island Marine Park have now been damaged

Climate change causing coral damage, says UN

Climate change is causing annual bleaching damage to the world’s coral reefs. The UN Environment Programme says the yearly deterioration caused by warming sea water allows no chance for reefs to recover, which can take up to five years. This means it poses a grave threat to what is one of the planet’s most important ecosystems. […]