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The Great Barrier Reef has escaped death at least 5 times in the past 30,000 years

by Jacinta Bowler 30 May 2018 05:05 UTC
The Great Barrier Reef © Maerie / iStock

For the last 30,000 years the Great Barrier Reef has experienced all kinds of sea level rises, temperature changes, and sediment increases.

But despite a staggering five near-death experiences for the reef, it kept bouncing back - at least in the past.

A new study by a group of international researchers looked at fossil reef cores at 16 sites across North Queensland in Australia.

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