An underwater heat wave that damaged huge sections of Australias Great Barrier Reef two years ago spurred a die-off of coral so severe that scientists say the natural wonder will never look the same again.
Scientists said nearly one-third of the reefs coral were killed when ocean temperatures spiked in 2016, a result of global warming, according to a recent study published in journal Nature .
The reef is home to thousands of species and Australia relies on it for about 70,000 jobs and billions of dollars annually in tourism revenue, all now threatened by years of accumulated damage.
Scientists said if nations honored global commitments in the Paris climate accord, Australia would still have an altered Great Barrier Reef in 50 years.
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