Great Barrier Reef starts to recover after severe coral bleaching, survey of sites between Cairns and Townsville shows
Updated September 29, 2017 15:41:27
Optimism is rising among scientists that parts of the Great Barrier Reef that were severely bleached over the past two years are making a recovery.
Scientists from the Australian Institute of Marine Science this month surveyed 14 coral reefs between Cairns and Townsville to see how they fared after being bleached.
The institute’s Neil Cantin said they were surprised to find the coral had already started to reproduce.

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