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Exceptional coral reefs bleaching events would become the new norm

Exceptional coral reefs bleaching events would become the new norm

Scientists reported a coral reef sector’s exposure to warming as the projected year of onset of annual severe bleaching events, under the ‘business-as-usual’ emissions scenario.    Coral reefs are one of most inspiring ecosystems, with their beauty for tourism, their role in protecting our shorelines from storm waves, and holding …

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How does ocean temperature affect small sharks?

Quel effet l'augmentation de températures des océans induit-elle pour les petits requins?

By 2100 and with the current scenarios of greenhouse gas emission, the average global temperature will increase by 5 ° C. One of the direct effects of global warming is the increase in ocean temperature, that provokes reducing the solubility of oxygen in water, while increasing the metabolic rate of …

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How do coral reefs survive without oxygen?

La dégradation de la santé des récifs coralliens

Coral reefs are among the most productive and biodiversity-rich ecosystems on the planet. The degradation of reef health due to the effects of climate change, land use change and overfishing has become a symbol of the global ecological crisis.   Many scientific research efforts have attempted to assess how reefs …

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