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Climate-ravaged corals recover poorly: study

Coral reefs cover one per cent of the ocean's area but are home to a quarter of its biodiversity.


CORAL reefs that survive rapid bleaching fuelled by global warming remain deeply damaged, with little prospect of full recovery, researchers said on Wednesday.

Sixteen years after the 1998 El Nino ravaged coral in the Indian Ocean's Seychelles archipelago, no reefs had...

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