Great Barrier Reef Found to be Healthier at Depth, Despite Surface Damage
Author: Freya Petersen
Source: Global Post
October 28, 2012
"The Great Barrier Reef, badly damaged by storms, coral bleaching and the crown-of-thorns starfish, may have a chance, according to researchers.
Using remote operated vehicles (ROVs) that can dive deeper than any human, a research team from the University of Queensland found coral flourishing — from around 100 to 260 feet down,The Australian reported.
The so-called Catlin Seaview Survey was conducted off the coast of northern Queensland, the northeastern Australian state here the 1,430-mile reef is located."
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