A recent report in The Australian showed that the Great Barrier Reef was showing signs of recovery.
A one degree Celsius change for eight weeks could mean the life or death of these corals.
It comes as the United Nations Education, Science and Culture Organization (UNESCO) is about to vote on whether to put the world heritage on the list of “at risk”.
The Morrison government defends the environment minister’s trip to Europe ahead of a decisive vote on the Great Barrier Reef.
Sussan Ley is on the other side of the world this week trying to convince countries to vote against UNESCO’s “in danger” recommendation.
The Special Envoy on Reefs, Warren Dec, said she had to be there before the World Heritage Committee made its decision.