New images show extent of Barrier Reef coral bleaching

By Savannah Meacham
Updated March 5 2024 - 1:55pm, first published 1:53pm
Diana Kleine from CoralWatch says some sites around Heron Island have up to 80 per cent bleaching. (HANDOUT/DIVERS FOR CLIMATE)
Diana Kleine from CoralWatch says some sites around Heron Island have up to 80 per cent bleaching. (HANDOUT/DIVERS FOR CLIMATE)

Scientists have warned swathes of the Great Barrier Reef have suffered coral bleaching, with new images showing the extent of the damage.

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