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Alarming coral bleaching taking place on Penrhyn

Saturday 13 February 2016 | Published in Outer Islands

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Alarming coral bleaching taking place on Penrhyn
Bleaching in progress on a coral in Tongareva. The Northern Group islands are currently on warning status, and according to NOAA's Coral Reef Watch satellite coral bleaching monitoring outlook, they are likely to hit Alert Level 1 and 2 in the coming weeks. 16021002

A third and worrying global coral bleaching event has reached the Cook Islands with a massive outbreak now confirmed on Penrhyn.

A third and worrying global coral bleaching event has reached the Cook Islands with a massive outbreak now confirmed on Penrhyn.


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