[Coral-List] interesting BBC report

Eugene Shinn eugeneshinn at mail.usf.edu
Fri Sep 26 13:12:32 EDT 2014

Those of you who were around remember that algae became a problem (and 
continue to be so) on Caribbean coral reefs and Florida around the same 
time Diadema and Acroporid corals began to die (late 1970s-early 1980s. 
That was also when 100 mile-wide Lake Chad in north Africa was rapidly 
drying up. What you see in this BBC report is most interesting...Just a 
coincidence? Gene



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