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Worst global coral bleaching event eases, as experts await next one

bleached coral on the great barrier reef near port douglas
Bleached coral on the Great Barrier Reef near Port Douglas in February. Photograph: HANDOUT/Reuters

US researchers believe worst event on record is ending but fear coral won’t recover in time before oceans warm again

June 20, 2017 — The worst coral bleaching event in recorded history, which has hit every major coral region on Earth since 2014, appears to be coming to an end, with scientists now worrying how long reefs will have to recover before it happens again. Continue reading Worst global coral bleaching event eases, as experts await next one