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Scientists bracing for major coral bleaching event

  • DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Gerry Davis, International Fisheries Division at NOAA, left, Brian Neilson, Division of Aquatic Resources at DLNR, and Jamison Gove, research oceanographer at NOAA, asked the public to minimize any additional stress we put on corals.

  • COURTESY NOAA

    Rising sea temperatures are likely to cause corals in Hawaii waters to bleach and even die.

With warmer than average ocean temperatures, scientists are bracing for a major coral reef bleaching event sometime in the weeks ahead. Read more

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