"rafeb" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> If they're anything like the corals off the
> coast of Florida... that might be because they're
> dead or dying.
There have been some bleaching events due to global warming and el nino.
However the majority of the Great Barrier Reef is not yet badly affected
AFAIK. I think the southern reef may have been hit harder because the
corals are colder water varieties.