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Are local efforts to save coral reefs bound to fail

coral bleaching
This photo provided by the XL Catlin Seaview Survey, taken in February 2015, shows coral after bleaching in American Samoa, when the XL Catlin Seaview Survey responded to a NOAA coral bleaching alert. Devastating bleaching of colorful coral is spreading into a rare worldwide crisis, scientists announced, predicting it will likely get worse. (XL Catlin Seaview Survey via AP) Photograph: XL Catlin Seaview Survey/AP

Two recent reports on the state of the world’s coral reefs appear to contradict each other. But which is right?

August 2, 2016 — Over the last six weeks, scientists have published two major reports on coral reef resilience that appear to contradict each other. The first – “Bright spots among the world’s coral reefs” Continue reading Are local efforts to save coral reefs bound to fail