Posts Tagged ‘coral reefs. climate change’

Mark Hixon Tedx on coral reef conservation


Study finds forereef corals most susceptible to warming

Three of my UNC colleagues (including Karl Castillo and Justin Ries) just published an excellent paper in Nature Climate Change (Castillo et al. 2012) “Decline of forereef corals in response to recent warming linked to history of thermal exposure“. The team used a large pneumatic drill to extract cores from 13 colonies of┬áSiderastrea siderea off […]