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WCS STUDY: Some - But Not All - Corals Adapting to Warming Climate
Description: A new study reveals evidence that some corals are adapting to warming ocean waters - potentially good news in the face of recent reports of global coral die offs due to extreme warm temperatures in 2016. The study looked at responses to extreme temperature exposures in the same reefs over time, and found less coral bleaching in 11 of the 21 coral species studied. [Source: Wildlife Conservation Society]
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Source: Wildlife Conservation Society
Publish Date: 5/2/2017
Reading Level: Basic
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