Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Printer Friendly Page More Sharing
General News   

'Red Alert': Great Barrier Reef Severe Bleaching Raised To Highest Threat Level

Quicklink Submitted By     (# of views)   1 comment
Author 1198
Message Daniel Geery
Become a Fan
  (71 fans)

The world's biggest coral reef ecosystem is experiencing 'severe' bleaching as a result of climate change, environmental groups and Australian government officials are warning. According to the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, recent underwater surveys have detected 'substantial levels of coral mortality' in remote far north areas of the reef, due in part to higher-than-average sea surface temperatures. The Authority on Sunday raised its bleaching threat level to three—the highest level in its response plan, indicating 'severe regional bleaching.'

Read the rest of the story HERE:

At www.commondreams.org

 

- Advertisement -

Rate It | View Ratings

Daniel Geery Social Media Pages: Facebook page url on login Profile not filled in       Twitter page url on login Profile not filled in       Linkedin page url on login Profile not filled in       Instagram page url on login Profile not filled in

In my run for U.S. Senate against Utah's Orrin Hatch, I posted many progressive ideas and principles that I internalized over the years. I'm leaving that site up indefinitely, since it describes what I believe most members of our species truly (more...)
 

Related Topic(s): , Add Tags
Go To Commenting
The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.
Writers Guidelines
Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
Support OpEdNews

OpEdNews depends upon can't survive without your help.

If you value this article and the work of OpEdNews, please either Donate or Purchase a premium membership.

STAY IN THE KNOW
If you've enjoyed this, sign up for our daily or weekly newsletter to get lots of great progressive content.
Daily Weekly     OpEdNews Newsletter
Name
Email
   (Opens new browser window)