"Crack team" of scientists unite to save Australia's Great Barrier Reef
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
SYDNEY, Nov. 15 (Xinhua) -- A "crack team" of leading scientists have begun a major mission aimed at saving Australia's iconic Great Barrier Reef.
Great Barrier Reef (GBR) Legacy is taking eight teams of scientists to map remote parts of the reef and assess the health of coral in those areas.
Their main goal is to find "super corals" which have survived devastating coral bleaching events which have occurred in the past two years.
The vessel carrying researchers on the unprecedented project ...