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Fishing and pollution regulations don't help corals cope with climate change


February 18, 2019

A new study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill reports that protecting coral reefs from fishing and pollution does not help coral populations cope with climate change. The study also concludes that ocean warming is the primary cause of the global decline of reef-building corals and that the only effective solution is to immediately and drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Full Story

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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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