TITLE

Death at sea

AUTHOR(S)
Neales, Sue
PUB. DATE
December 1998
SOURCE
Bulletin with Newsweek;12/22/98, Vol. 117 Issue 6154, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the Great Barrier Reef off the Australian coast is in danger due to global warming and rising sea temperatures in 1998. Reports of bleached and dying coral; Inshore fringe reefs suffering the worst; Scientist Greg Hodgson's confirmation that the coral is in danger; Massive amounts of fish found floating dead; The letter written to the World Heritage Bureau by Australian scientists appealing for help. INSET: Under siege: Threats to the reef.
ACCESSION #
1387957

 

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