14% of Corals Wiped Out by Climate Crisis

ENVIRONMENT PARIS: Dynamite fishing and pollution-but mostly global warming-wiped out 14% of the world’s coral reefs from 2009 to 2018,leaving graveyards of bleached skeletons where vibrant eco systems once thrived, according to the largest ever survey of coral health. “Climate change is the biggest threat to the world’s reefs” Paul Hardisty, CEO of Australian Institute […]