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Bleaching

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Bleaching = Coral turn completely white when they expel the algae (zooxanthellae) living in their tissues. This happens when the waters warm

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Great Barrier Reef hit by sixth mass bleaching event, leading coral scientist says

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Dead staghorn coral Nov 2016

Bleached coral north of Townsville, March 2017
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