As Ocean Temperatures Rise, Corals Are Steadily Moving Poleward

As Ocean Temperatures Rise, Corals Are Steadily Moving Poleward


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Rising ocean temperatures are increasingly causing coral reefs to shift away from the equator into more temperate waters. Over the past 40 years, the number of young corals has declined by 85 percent on tropical reefs, while at the same time doubling in cooler regions, according to a recent study…

Read Full Article; Yale E360 (07-10-2019)

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