(Note: I’m always happy to see my colleague Gary Tulie involve himself in our discussions, and I hope readers will find his words here on the subject of coral reefs to be valuable. 1,000 more words
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Dale C. S. Destin |
Sea surface temperatures (SSTs) around Antigua and Barbuda were at record tying levels during January. The SSTs rose to 27.1°C, tying the record highest for January reached in 2010 and 1970. 368 more words
The impacts of fossil fuels and greenhouse gases on our atmosphere and global temperature are widely publicized. And while these changes are crucial to understanding the science and translating it into policy, there are other impacts of climate change that are not talked about nearly enough. 786 more words
Many of Hawaii’s coral colonies are showing signs of recovery after a massive bleaching that occurred late last year.
Bleaching is a stress response, which causes corals to lose algae and color from their tissue, making them appear snow white. 180 more words
Coral reefs are very beautiful and interesting marine ecosystems found in the shallow seas formed by the corals. Corals are the structures formed by the calcium carbonate secreted by inhabiting colonies of tiny invertebrates belonging to a class of animals called Cnidarians. 288 more words