COSEE Ocean Systems: News
Coral Reefs on the Edge
Description: Global warming is causing oceans to heat up, threatening marine ecosystems. And researchers say the high sea temperatures are damaging corals in southwestern Japan, especially in Okinawa. The region is home to 400 of the 700 coral species that exist. Experts say water temperatures this summer have been unusually warm, raising concern about the survival of the reefs. [Source: NHK World (Japan)]
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Source: NHK World (Japan)
Publish Date: 9/8/2016
Reading Level: Basic
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