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Great Barrier Reef Shows Signs Of Recovery After Mass Coral Bleaching In 2016


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Only two years ago Australia's Great Barrier Reef experienced a mass coral bleaching event that left the largest living structure in the world forever changed. Scientists discovered the events caused the collapse of the ecosystem for 29 percent of the 3,863 reefs in the giant coral reef system.

Thanks to a milder 2017-2018 summer, Tourism and Events Queensland issued a “positive update” on the reef last week, reporting there are “substantial signs of recovery" in areas that were affected the most.