Coral Reef Species May Adjust to Climate Change
Source: The Sydney Morning Herald
July 22, 2011
"Many of the world's coral reefs, including the Great Barrier Reef, could survive the coming decades if greenhouse gas emissions are reduced, a study has found.
While past research had predicted large-scale destruction from global warming was inevitable, recent studies have shown some species were more capable of adapting than others.
But the capacity for these corals to adjust could be greatly reduced by human activities such as over-fishing, pollution and habitat destruction."
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