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Science Daily: Remote coral reefs can be tougher than they look: Western Australia’s Scott Reef has recovered from mass bleaching


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Isolated coral reefs can recover from catastrophic damage as effectively as those with nearby undisturbed neighbors, a long-term study by marine biologists has shown. Scott Reef, a remote coral system in the Indian Ocean, has largely recovered from a catastrophic mass bleaching event in 1998, according to the study.

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