ABC (Australia): Coral-bleaching database puts Australia second worst in the world

ABC (Australia): Coral-bleaching database puts Australia second worst in the world. “Scientists have compiled a new global database of coral reef mass-bleaching events that shows the likelihood of bleaching increased eight-fold from the late 1990s. The new database includes 80 per cent more reports of coral bleaching than the existing databank, with Australia having the second-worst record.”