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NASA News: Manhattan-sized volcanic rock could damage the Great Barrier Reef, experts say | Science news

NASA experts believe that a "Manhattan-sized pumice raft" was created as a result of an underwater volcanic eruption. Simon Boxall, Principal Teaching Fellow at the National Oceanography Center, also claimed that the huge mass could cause "damage" to the Great Barrier Reef. However, the pumice raft could also save the Great Barrier Reef by helping to "sow" the dying coral …

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Huge Pacific Rock & # 39; Raft & # 39; brings new life to the Great Barrier Reef | news

A massive mass of volcanic rock drifting through the Pacific Ocean to Australia, scientists say, could help rebuild the Great Barrier Reef amid widespread fears about the future of the ecosystem destroyed by climate change. Australia's Queensland University of Technology (QUT) said that the floating pumice leaf, known as a raft, is expected to reach the Australian coast in about …

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Giant pumice stone could help heal Australia's Great Barrier Reef

Toby Hudson via Wikimedia Commons Great Barrier Reef Toby Hudson over Wikimedia Commons ] Great Barrier Reef Related Stories (CNN) – A Manhattan sized pumice raft drifts to Australia bringing with it new marine life that could help restore the Great Barrier. Reef corals, half of which have been killed in recent years as a result of climate change. The …

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Sailors find pumice "raft" the size of Washington D.C., which floats in the Pacific and could help restore the Great Barrier Reef

A giant pumice raft floats in the tropical Pacific Ocean near Late Island, Tonga, on August 13, 2019, by Operational Land Imager on Landsat 8. (NASA Earth Observation Images by Joshua Stevens Using Landsat Data from the US Geological Survey) The huge floating stone raft was created earlier this month by an underwater volcano near Tonga. Sailors reported being surrounded …

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A giant pumice floating in the Pacific could heal Australia's Great Barrier Reef

The massive, floating volcanic rock layer was first seen by seafarers on 9 August after an underwater volcano erupted near the Pacific Island of Tonga, according to the NASA Earth Observatory. Days later, Australian sailors heading for Vanatu with the ROAM catamaran reported encountering volcanic rock "made of pumice stones from marble to basketball and no water visible" that they …

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Strange spawning of coral improves the resilience of the Great Barrier Reef – ScienceDaily

A phenomenon in which corals spawn more than once a year improves the resilience of the Great Barrier Reef. The discovery was made by researchers from the University of Queensland and the CSIRO and investigates whether corals that divide their spawning period over several months are more. Karlo Hock from the School of Biological Sciences at the UQ to distribute …

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Can we solve the riddle of coral reef halos?

Halos in the Red Sea. Credit: CNES / Airbus; DigitalGlobe. Coral reefs around the world are threatened by various human influences. Fishing is one of the most urgent reef threats, as it occurs in most reef systems and fundamentally alters food webs. Observing coral reefs, especially in remote, hard-to-reach places like the Northwest Hawaiian Islands (NWHI), remains notoriously difficult and …

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