This summer Blue Ventures volunteers and staff in the remote fishing village of Andavadoaka in southwest Madagascar have been enjoying warm waters and calm weather. However, beneath the waves the picture is less idyllic. Where once we dived on reefs that sparkled with the vibrant colours of corals, now we’re finding great expanses of ghostly white. Corals and anemones here in Madagascar and across the tropics are in the throes of a global bleaching event on an unprecedented scale.
Read the full post: Corals in crisis: Monitoring the third global bleaching event in southwest Madagascar