Great Barrier Reef of Australia

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Cloud Brightening Technique To Prevent Coral Bleaching: Australia

To save the Great-Barrier Reef, scientists are sprinkling droplets of ocean water into the sky. Annually, high temperatures and warm waters bleach the corals of the Australian reef. "If we do it over an extended period for a few weeks to a couple of months when the corals are experiencing a marine heatwave, we can start to lower the water temperature over the Reef," explained Daniel Harrison project-head. 

Tue, 28 Sep 2021 - 11:45 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

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