[Coral-List] Great Barrier Reef news story
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Mon Dec 25 19:22:19 EST 2017
Congratulations, Charlie, for this "really outstanding new species"! More
information and bibliographical data will be greatly appreciated. Any
chance to be a hybrid?
Happy festive season and 2018!
On Fri, Dec 22, 2017 at 10:42 PM, Douglas Fenner <
douglasfennertassi at gmail.com> wrote:
> Great Barrier Reef Team hunting for bleaching survivors finds first new
> coral in 30 years. (first new on the Great Barrier Reef, that is)
> "Dr Veron, who has been diving on the reef for more than 50 years, has seen
> it deteriorate from ocean warming and agricultural run-off.
> "Oh it's horrible. It's like seeing the family home slowly burning, and you
> scream for a fire-engine … and you just see it falling to bits. It's just
> awful," he said.
> "I think the Great Barrier Reef could be entirely dead within 15 years," Dr
> Veron said.
> "What's much more likely is progressive deterioration," he said.
> Cheers, Doug
> Douglas Fenner
> Contractor for NOAA NMFS Protected Species, and consultant
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> Pago Pago, American Samoa 96799 USA
> New online open-access field guide to 300 coral species in Chagos, Indian
> Two melting Antarctic glaciers could decide the fate of our coastlines.
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