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Global warming threat to coral reefs: Can some species adapt?

Post Number:#1  Postby Marine News » Wed Mar 28, 2012 8:02 am

Global warming threat to coral reefs: Can some species adapt?
11 March 2012, 3:59 am

Coral reefs are among the ecosystems most severely threatened by global warming, but hopeful new evidence has emerged that some coral species may be able to adapt to warmer oceans. Researchers now report on coral populations which unexpectedly survived a massive bleaching event in 2010 in Southeast Asian waters and had previously experienced severe bleaching during an event in 1998.

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