CORAL BLEACHING

Corals are among the first indicators of climate change. When ocean temperatures get too hot for too long, corals undergo a process called "bleaching," during which they lose their color, revealing a white skeleton underneath.

 

 
 heron island, australia, feb 2016 credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey   

heron island, australia, feb 2016
credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey   

 
 okinawa, sept 2016 credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey

okinawa, sept 2016
credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey

 
 NEW CALEDONIA, AUSTRALIA, mar 2016 credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey      

NEW CALEDONIA, AUSTRALIA, mar 2016
credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey      

 
  OKINAWA, JAPAN, sept 2016 credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey                

 OKINAWA, JAPAN, sept 2016
credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey                

 
 THE MALDIVES, may 2016 credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey                             

THE MALDIVES, may 2016
credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey                             

 
 Discarded oil drums litter the bottom in Grenada CREDIT: Jill heinerth, IntoThePlanet.com  

Discarded oil drums litter the bottom in Grenada
CREDIT: Jill heinerth, IntoThePlanet.com
 

 
 great barrier reef, feb 2017 credit: the ocean agency (christophe bailhache)   

great barrier reef, feb 2017
credit: the ocean agency (christophe bailhache) 
 

 
 cairns, AUSTRALIA, mar 2016 credit: the ocean agency (christophe bailhache)   

cairns, AUSTRALIA, mar 2016
credit: the ocean agency (christophe bailhache)   

 
 NEW caledonia, mar 2016 credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey

NEW caledonia, mar 2016
credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey

 
 UTILA, HONDURAS, JAN 2018 CREDIT: THE OCEAN AGENCY  

UTILA, HONDURAS, JAN 2018
CREDIT: THE OCEAN AGENCY
 

 
 great barrier reef, feb 2017 credit: the ocean agency 

great barrier reef, feb 2017
credit: the ocean agency 

 
 FIJI credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey    

FIJI
credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey    

 MALDIVES, 2016 credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey

MALDIVES, 2016
credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey

 
 BLEACHED staghorn coral, Grand Cayman CREDIT: Jill heinerth, IntoThePlanet.com

BLEACHED staghorn coral, Grand Cayman
CREDIT: Jill heinerth, IntoThePlanet.com

 
 okinawa sept 2016 credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey

okinawa sept 2016
credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey

 
 cairns, AUSTRALIA, mar 2016 credit: the ocean agency (christophe bailhache)

cairns, AUSTRALIA, mar 2016
credit: the ocean agency (christophe bailhache)

 
 OKINAWA, JAPAN, sept 2016 credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey                          

OKINAWA, JAPAN, sept 2016
credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey                          

 
 OKINAWA, JAPAN, sept 2016    credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey                        

OKINAWA, JAPAN, sept 2016   
credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey      
                 

 
 american samoa, feb 2015 credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey                          

american samoa, feb 2015
credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey                          

 
 Kaneohe Bay, HAWAII CREDIT: THE OCEAN AGENCY / XL CATLIN SEAVIEW SURVEY

Kaneohe Bay, HAWAII
CREDIT: THE OCEAN AGENCY / XL CATLIN SEAVIEW SURVEY

 
 the maldives, may 2016 credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey    

the maldives, may 2016
credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey    

 
 new caledonia credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey    

new caledonia
credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey    

 
 Kaheohe Bay, Hawaii CREDIT: THE OCEAN AGENCY

Kaheohe Bay, Hawaii
CREDIT: THE OCEAN AGENCY

 
 FIJI credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey    

FIJI
credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey    

 the maldives, 2016 credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey

the maldives, 2016
credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey

 
 THE MALDIVES, may 2016 credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey 

THE MALDIVES, may 2016
credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey 

 
 NEW CALEDONIA, AUSTRALIA, mar 2016 credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey       

NEW CALEDONIA, AUSTRALIA, mar 2016
credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey       

 
 THE MALDIVES, may 2016 credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey                  

THE MALDIVES, may 2016
credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey                  

 
 cairns, AUSTRALIA, mar 2016    credit: the ocean agency (christophe bailhache)  

cairns, AUSTRALIA, mar 2016   
credit: the ocean agency (christophe bailhache)  

 
 NEW caledonia, mar 2016 credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey                           

NEW caledonia, mar 2016
credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey                           

 
 the maldives, may 2016 credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey      

the maldives, may 2016
credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey    
 

 
 the maldives, may 2016 credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey    

the maldives, may 2016
credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey    

 
 UTILA, HONDURAS, JAN 2018 CREDIT: THE OCEAN AGENCY  

UTILA, HONDURAS, JAN 2018
CREDIT: THE OCEAN AGENCY
 

 
 OKINAWA, JAPAN, sept 2016    credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey    

OKINAWA, JAPAN, sept 2016   
credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey    

 
 great barrier reef, feb 2017 credit: the ocean agency 

great barrier reef, feb 2017
credit: the ocean agency 

 
 American samoa, feb 2015 credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey

American samoa, feb 2015
credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey

 the Maldives, 2016 credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey

the Maldives, 2016
credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey

 
 THE MALDIVES, may 2016 credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey 

THE MALDIVES, may 2016
credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey 

 
 heron island, GREAT BARRIER REEF credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey   

heron island, GREAT BARRIER REEF
credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey   

 
 OKINAWA, JAPAN, sept 2016 credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey                   

OKINAWA, JAPAN, sept 2016
credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey                   

 
 the maldives, may 2016 credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey

the maldives, may 2016
credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey

 
 New caledonia, mar 2016 credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey                            

New caledonia, mar 2016
credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey                            

 
 UTILA, HONDURAS, JAN 2018 CREDIT: THE OCEAN AGENCY   

UTILA, HONDURAS, JAN 2018
CREDIT: THE OCEAN AGENCY

 

 
 UTILA, HONDURAS, JAN 2018 CREDIT: THE OCEAN AGENCY  

UTILA, HONDURAS, JAN 2018
CREDIT: THE OCEAN AGENCY
 

 
 American samoa, feb 2015 credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey

American samoa, feb 2015
credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey

 
 NEW caledonia, mar 2016 credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey

NEW caledonia, mar 2016
credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey

 
 UTILA, HONDURAS, JAN 2018 CREDIT: THE OCEAN AGENCY

UTILA, HONDURAS, JAN 2018
CREDIT: THE OCEAN AGENCY

 
 OKINAWA, JAPAN, sept 2016    credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey    

OKINAWA, JAPAN, sept 2016   
credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey    


 THE MALDIVES, may 2016 credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey                        

THE MALDIVES, may 2016
credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey                
       

  LIZARD island, AUSTRALIA, mar 2016 credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey     

 LIZARD island, AUSTRALIA, mar 2016
credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey   
 

 
 okinawa, japan, sep 2016 credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey                  

okinawa, japan, sep 2016
credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey         
        

 
 NEW CALEDONIA, mar 2016    credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey                                                                                                                                                                      

NEW CALEDONIA, mar 2016   
credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey                                                                                                                                                                      

 heron island, australia, feb 2016 credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey                 

heron island, australia, feb 2016
credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey        
        

 THE MALDIVES, may 2016 credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey      

THE MALDIVES, may 2016
credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey      

 
 okinawa, japan, sep 2016    credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey                       

okinawa, japan, sep 2016   
credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey          
            

 THE MALDIVES, may 2016 credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey    

THE MALDIVES, may 2016
credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey    

 
 LIZARD island, AUSTRALIA, mar 2016 credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey     

LIZARD island, AUSTRALIA, mar 2016
credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey   
 

 
 LIZARD island, AUSTRALIA, may 2016    credit: the ocean agency (christophe bailhache)                                                 

LIZARD island, AUSTRALIA, may 2016   
credit: the ocean agency (christophe bailhache)              
                                  

 American samoa, feb 2015 credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey  

American samoa, feb 2015
credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey
 

 LIZARD island, AUSTRALIA, may 2016    credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey                                                                                                                                                       

LIZARD island, AUSTRALIA, may 2016   
credit: the ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey       
                                                                                                                                               


Coral death, as a result of coral bleaching.

 american samoa, feb 2015     Credit: The Ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey  

american samoa, feb 2015    
Credit: The Ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey
 

 
 lIZARD island, AUSTRALIA, may 2016   Credit: The Ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey  

lIZARD island, AUSTRALIA, may 2016  
Credit: The Ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey
 

 
 LIZARD island, AUSTRALIA, may 2016 Credit: The Ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey                           

LIZARD island, AUSTRALIA, may 2016
Credit: The Ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey
                          

 
  LIZARD island, AUSTRALIA, may 2016      Credit: The Ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey  

 LIZARD island, AUSTRALIA, may 2016     
Credit: The Ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey
 

 
 LIZARD island, AUSTRALIA, may 2016      Credit: The Ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey                    

LIZARD island, AUSTRALIA, may 2016     
Credit: The Ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey
                   

 
 LIZARD island, AUSTRALIA, may 2016 Credit: The Ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey          

LIZARD island, AUSTRALIA, may 2016
Credit: The Ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey
         

 
 lizard island, australia, may 2016        Credit: The Ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey                

lizard island, australia, may 2016       
Credit: The Ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey
               

 
 LIZARD island, AUSTRALIA, may 2016 Credit: The Ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey           

LIZARD island, AUSTRALIA, may 2016
Credit: The Ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey
          

 
 american samoa, aug 2015    Credit: The Ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey                                                                                                                                                                     

american samoa, aug 2015   
Credit: The Ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey                                                                                                                                                                     

 LIZARD island, AUSTRALIA, may 2016 Credit: The Ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey                                                                                                                                                  

LIZARD island, AUSTRALIA, may 2016
Credit: The Ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey                                                                                                                                                  

 LIZARD island, AUSTRALIA, may 2016 Credit: The Ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey 

LIZARD island, AUSTRALIA, may 2016
Credit: The Ocean agency / xl catlin seaview survey