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Great Barrier Reef not dying, just moving

by | 28th, April 2012

THE Great Barrier Reef is dying. In 1999, the BBC told us:

The Australian Conservation Foundation says the reef, which stretches 2,000km along the east coast, is “dying a death of a thousand cuts”.

Might climate change expand our eternally-dying reef?

A team of scientists will test whether climate change could push the Great Barrier Reef south.

A team from James Cook University and the University of Sydney will begin a study on Gardner Bank, near Fraser Island, to see whether the area could become an extension of the reef in the future.

Such are the facts…

 



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