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Corals Die as Global Warming Collides with Local Weather in the South China Sea
Description: In the South China Sea, a 2°C rise in the sea surface temperature in June 2015 was amplified to produce a 6°C rise on Dongsha Atoll, a shallow coral reef ecosystem, killing approximately 40 percent of the resident coral community according to a new study. [Source: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute]
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Source: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute
Publish Date: 3/23/2017
Reading Level: Basic
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