Coral Bleaching Explained
Frank the coral has been living peacefully on the beautiful Great Barrier Reef for 400 years. However, Frank noticed that in the last century it started to get gradually hotter… until in 2016 the water temperature went completely out of control putting Frank’s life at risk. Will this old giant resist the stress of a changing climate?
Learn what a coral is and the dangers of coral bleaching in this educational animation video.
Credit: Tullio Rossi, PhD (www.tulliorossi.com)
Heat content data from NOAA: https://www.nodc.noaa.gov/OC5/3M_HEAT_CONTENT/
By: The Coral Garden.