Coral bleaching ‘lifeboat’ could be just beneath the surface

Posted by on May 24, 2016 4:40 pm
Categories: Science

A report commissioned by the United Nations offers a glimmer of hope to those managing the impact of bleaching on the world’s coral reefs, including the Great Barrier Reef. The 35 authors of the United Nations Environmental Programme in-depth report say as the world’s surface reefs are being threatened, part of the ecosystem may survive in these barely known deeper environments, known as mesophotic coral ecosystems (MCEs).

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