17 Sep '12, 4pm

Most Coral Reefs At Risk Even if Warming Limited to 2 Degrees C

17 Sep 2012: Most Coral Reefs At Risk Even if Warming Limited to 2 Degrees C Most of the world’s coral reefs will likely be subject to long-term degradation even if global warming is limited to 2 degrees Celsius , and as much as one-third of coral reef systems will likely be vulnerable to threats even under the most optimistic climate projections, a new study says. In an analysis of the In Fight to Save Coral Reefs, Finding Strategies that Work In four decades as a marine biologist, Nancy Knowlton has played a key role in documenting the biodiversity of coral reefs and the threats they increasingly face. In an interview with Yale e360 , she highlights conservation projects that offer hope of saving these irreplaceable ecosystems. READ MORE potential effects of heat stress on coral reef systems worldwide under different climate change scenarios, a team of researchers found ...

Full article: http://e360.yale.edu/digest/most_coral_reefs_at_risk_even...

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