Climate Change grave threat to planet’s coral. #Auspol 

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The future of coral reefs under climate change

Press Release – United Nations Environment Programme
5 January 2017 New climate model projections of the worlds coral reefs reveal which reefs will be hit first by annual coral bleaching, an event that poses the gravest threat to one of the Earths most important ecosystems.New research predicts the future of coral reefs under climate change
· If current trends continue, severe bleaching will occur every year on 99% of the world’s coral reefs within this century

· More ambitious emissions reductions may give reefs an average of 11 extra years before annual bleaching strikes
· High-resolution predictions of annual coral bleaching can help prioritize reefs for conservation
5 January 2017 – New climate model projections of the world’s coral reefs reveal which reefs will be hit first by annual coral bleaching, an event that poses the gravest threat to one of the…

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