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The coral “sex show” that happens once a year

Watch on YouTube Corals are spawning on the Great Barrier Reef, when trillions of egg and sperm cells are released into the water. Runtime: 1 min.

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Coral biologist Charlie Veron: the rise and fall of the Great Barrier Reef

The world's leading coral specialist explains how the reef works and what threatens it. Runtime: 50 min.

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Coral versus Coal

The rapid decline of the Great Barrier Reef is one of the environmental crises of the decade. But who is to blame? Environmental activists have accuse...

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Hope in the dark for the world’s coral reefs

Bleaching is when coral loses its bright color and can result in reef death. Scientists say the bleaching is partly because of warming oceans and clim...

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Saving the Corals of the Great Barrier Reef

Faced with dying coral reefs, a team of researchers are breeding heat-resistant corals in an effort to restore the population. Join them in this 360° tour from the New York Times. To look around, simply place your cursor on the video, then click and drag the view in any direction. Runtime: 1 min.

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Only 7% of the Great Barrier Reef has avoided coral bleaching

on coralcoe.org.au The final results of extensive aerial and underwater surveys reveal that 93% of the reef has been affected. It’s a mixed picture...

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The Nature of Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) Song

on oers.ca This scholarly article reviews the whale's song, which likely plays an important role in humpback migration and breeding. By ECM Parsons, ...

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Migration | Humpback and Southern Right Whales

.au The article explains the migration patterns of Australia's two whale species.

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