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Bleaching isn’t always death knell for corals

  • COURTESY CRAIG THOMAS

    Many scientists believe that the Earth is headed for a sixth wave of mass extinctions, with humans rushing the rate. Corals will be among those affected, but one small sign of encouragement is that some corals are adapting to changing conditions. Susan Scott snorkels off Kelso Reef, Australia.

Some corals are adapting to higher water temperatures and doing just fine. Perhaps, as human and wildlife suffering escalates worldwide, our species will evolve to become less selfish. Read more

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