Coral Bleaching: Global Warming, Ocean edition

Coral reefs exhibit some of the most vibrant and varied colors of any ecosystem on Earth, but in 2016, large parts of the Great Barrier Reef turned stark white in the deadliest bleaching event in recorded history. Coral bleaching occurs when polyps, the colorful parts of the coral that help feed the organism, die. When … Continue reading Coral Bleaching: Global Warming, Ocean edition