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USGS chief: Coral killed by pineapples, goats (and climate)

“The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the United Nations’ climate science body, says coral reefs are¬†forecast to decline 70% to 90% if global warming reaches 1.5 degrees Celsius, while more than 99% would be lost under 2 C.” USGS chief: Coral killed by pineapples, goats (and climate) E & E News Adam Aton, E&E News …

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This Robot Is Delivering Coral Babies to the Great Barrier Reef

Pollution from fossil fuels is heating up the planet, rendering ocean waters inhospitable for coral. Even in the more optimistic scenarios, virtually all of the world’s reefs could be eradicated by mid-century. Ensuring the survival of these natural treasures will depend on cultivating more heat-tolerant corals. That’s where the robot, called “LarvalBot,” comes in. This …

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