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Great Barrier Reef bleaching even worse than first thought

Great Barrier Reef bleaching even worse than first thought

Jokiel's Coral Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program has been keeping a watch on the corals in the area since 1999, and found a significant decrease in the shallow coral cover as early as 2002. This is in addition to the ongoing impacts from crown-of-thorns starfish, coral disease and poor water quality from coastal run-off. The reason behind the damage of the reef is "extraordinary rapidity" of climate change and the warming of the ocean, scientists said.


Portland mayor aims to nix free-speech rally, fears 'hatred'

Portland mayor aims to nix free-speech rally, fears 'hatred'

However, he sent the message from the... Then, a stranger intervened, telling the man he "can't disrespect these young ladies like that". Meche graduated past year from Reed College in Portland with a bachelor's degree in economics, the college said on its website.


Asus ZenFone AR with 8GB RAM to land in USA by July

Asus ZenFone AR with 8GB RAM to land in USA by July

But the most important thing Shen disclosed in press interviews closely following the company's pre-Computex 2017 keynote is that the ZenFone AR will "finally be launching in Taiwan in mid-June", then stateside "as soon as end of June or early July".


ASUS ZenBook Pro UX550 Launched with 15.6-inch 4K Touchscreen

ASUS ZenBook Pro UX550 Launched with 15.6-inch 4K Touchscreen

At 12.9mm thick, Asus says it's the world's thinnest 14-inch laptop. It also supports Asus Pen. Its 13.3-inch 4K display, surrounded by a 6.11mm bezel on the vertical sides, supports active stylus input. The latest ZenBook Pro is slated to ship with i7 (7700HQ) and i5 (7300HQ) processor options, a 4GB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050Ti , up to 16GB of DDR4 2400MHz memory, and up to 1TB of NVMe flash storage.