Coral Bleaching Likely in Caribbean This Year ScienceDaily (Sep. 29, 2010) — Accordin

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  1. Dane


    24 Jan 2010
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    Recent article on sciencedaily... :-(

    Coral Bleaching Likely in Caribbean This Year

    ScienceDaily (Sep. 29, 2010) — According to the NOAA Coral Reef Watch monitoring system, coral bleaching is likely in the Caribbean in 2010. With temperatures above-average all year, NOAA's models show a strong potential for bleaching in the southern and southeastern Caribbean through October that could be as severe as in 2005 when over 80 percent of corals bleached and over 40 percent died at many sites across the Caribbean. Scientists are already reporting coral bleaching at several Caribbean sites and severe bleaching has been reported from other parts of the world.


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  3. butcherman

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    thanks Dane interesting read

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