Coral: Lost at sea?

Save the ocean's rainforests: bleached coral heads off the Keppel Islands in Queensland

A a result of rising sea temperatures, we are seeing the degradation and eventual destruction of one of the most beautiful ecosystems on Earth. Corals around the world are succumbing to yet another mass “bleaching event”; reefs that were once a rich mosaic of colours are now shockingly white as corals fade and die.

http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/coral-lost-at-sea-2012955.html

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