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The Great Barrier Reef Will Be Ravaged By El NiñO


Environment  (tags: ecosystems, destruction, environment, weather, Great Barrier Reef, El nino, world, research, oceans, climate-change, climate )

Cal
- 359 days ago - motherjones.com
The Great Barrier Reef is set to be ravaged by the expected El Niño weather phenomenon and scientists warn that similar warming events have significantly impacted upon the reef's coral.



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Rhonda B. (45)
Tuesday July 8, 2014, 5:01 pm
The GBR is already on life support, I don't know how much more it can take. So worrying and sad. Thks, Cal.
 

ValAWAYNOFWDPLZ B. (74)
Tuesday July 8, 2014, 5:06 pm
Such unhappy news. Thanks for sharing Cal
 

AniMae Chi (459)
Tuesday July 8, 2014, 9:01 pm

.... & then Abbott will finish off the destruction of GBR with his filthy mining schemes!
 

Krista Away Slavin (228)
Tuesday July 8, 2014, 10:48 pm
Noted
 

Ana MESNER (227)
Tuesday July 8, 2014, 11:07 pm
Noted (US only)
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 12:43 am
The GBR is a great wonder of the world and should be given as much protection as needed.It will be a great loss to Australia's tourist trade if it disappears.The Abbot government is becoming as destructive as the Japanese government.
 

Angela AWAY (310)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 12:59 am
Noted & shared
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 4:10 am
lllllll
 

Sandra Penna (108)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 4:27 am
thanks for sharing, Cal.
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 4:51 am
Noted.
 

Birgitta S. (206)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 5:15 am
:-(((((((((((((((((((((((((((
 

Fi T. (18)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 5:21 am
A lethal warning to the human
 

Ros G. (80)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 6:28 am
Thanks for the article Cal.......both our major parties had similar policies in place for the mining sector in Queensland.........there is very little difference between them...although I have to admit Tony Burke (Labor) did return emails and did fight hard to have some protections in place (marine reserves) ...unlike the present Government.... Thank you Alfred "The Abbot government is becoming as destructive as the Japanese government." No that is not the case..The Japanese are American allies..so is South Korea.. Australia is allies with the the Americans so in turn we are allies with their allies..we are also allies with Britain, Canada and New Zealand...the US wants to prove that they are a "bigger" power/alley in the Pacific than the Chinese so it is an economic "super power" struggle that is taking place......and other nations "flex their muscles" as well Vietnam , Philippines etc..to bolster the US cause.....we are sitting on a time bomb.......fortunately the Chinese have shown great restraint..but all the Politicians agree...that it will only take "an accident" in the South or East China Sea for it to all blow up.........lots of Naval vessels/military might out there from all sides.....
 

Chaz Berlusconi (94)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 6:31 am
this is scary and will be very sad if this does happen.. it will be a loss for mankind
 

Rhonda B. (101)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 6:36 am
Thank you for sharing Cal!
 

Panchali Yapa (19)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 8:04 am
Thank you
 

Beth Nipper (70)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 8:20 am
Sad, maybe it won't happen.
 

Betty Kelly (4)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 9:34 am
We must do everything we gan to protect The Great Barrier Reef.
 

gabriele jefferson (150)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 11:12 am
noted,shared on twitter,fb,g+,thx
 

. (0)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 2:46 pm
Will it cause as much damage as humans have already done? Thanks for sharing Cal
 

Jo Recovering (578)
Wednesday July 9, 2014, 4:45 pm
Noted, signed & shared.
Thanks Cal.
 

Katherine May Williams (0)
Thursday July 10, 2014, 1:32 am
Noted.
 
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