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Speeding up data collection to help save the Great Barrier Reef – ZDNet

Researchers hope by ramping up data collection it could help save what is left of the reef.

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The Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest coral reef ecosystem and one of the seven natural wonders of the world. However, it is under great threat.
A recent study by the ARC Centre of Excellence Coral Reef Studies revealed that the Great Barrier Reef has lost half its coral in the past three decades to mass bleaching events caused by rising water temperatures.
Reef corals have an annual reproduction event every November and December that has the potential to see healthy…

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