Thursday, March 3, 2011

Bleaching of corals and sea surface temperatures

One of the biggest problems affecting the oceans is the acidification and its consequences on as the ecological conditions as the marine life diversity. A notorious example is the impact generated on coral reefs. Here a short-video that illustrates this important point.


In parallel, the increase in sea surface temperature in recent years has also been important.


(With permission of NOAA)
Source: NOAA 

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