Coral reefs fall victim to overfishing, pollution aggravated by ocean warming

Posted by on June 7, 2016 4:06 pm
Categories: Science

Coral reefs are declining around the world because a combination of factors — overfishing, nutrient pollution, and pathogenic disease — ultimately become deadly in the face of higher ocean temperatures, researchers have concluded. The findings are based on one of the largest and longest studies done on this issue.

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