Global warming has started showing it’s effect on the least expected places. Latest reports shows that the large scale coral bleaching is taking place as the oxygen levels in ocean plummet. According to Lisa Levin this is the biggest unknown climate change consequence.
This is bad news for the corals that are already threatened by other factors. The reports from Australia says, coral eating star fishes are causing major damages to the great barrier reef. The Australian authorities are taking necessary measures to kill these crown of thorns star fishes that eat out the coral equal to the size of their body each night.
In the year 2016 the Great Barrier Reef suffered the biggest coral bleaching in its history when nearly two thirds of the stretch got damaged. The corals are still recovering from this massive damage when the star fishes hit the reef.