Great Barrier Reef needs underwater protection says report

(via zitecode)

According to a recent paper published by Australian scientists, the Great Barrier Reef may need underwater umbrellas or “shade cloth” to protect the corals and slow down the impact of heat stress.

The paper, says the pace of global warming has led to the increase of temperature and acidity of the ocean surface, hurting this world’s largest coral reef system. Can we hope to save this iconic reef?

(via oceanacidification)

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