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A 2014 photo shows coral on Australia's Great Barrier Reef. The Australian government is dedicating hundreds of millions of dollars to protecting and researching the reef. William West/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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There are variations in the appearance of severely bleached corals. Here, the coral displays pink fluorescing tissue signalling heat stress. ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies/ Gergely Torda hide caption

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ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies/ Gergely Torda

Climate Change Is Killing Coral On The Great Barrier Reef

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