COSEE Ocean Systems: News
Killing Earth's largest organism
Description: Five times in the history of life on Earth, the corals have died out. Each time they have taken tens of millions of years to evolve anew from simpler creatures. Leading Australian marine scientist Dr J.E.N. "Charlie" Veron argues we are at the brink of a sixth mass extinction - and that the killers of the largest living organism on the planet, the Great Barrier Reef, will be none other than ourselves. [Source: ScienceAlert]
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Source: ScienceAlert
Publish Date: 1/10/2008
Reading Level: Basic
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