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Amid widespread coral bleaching, this reef is thriving

By Mark Erdmann, Ph.D.

June 21, 2016
Already adapted to major temperature fluctuations, some Indonesian reefs may be better prepared for climate change than others.
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Q & A: El Niño’s grip foreshadows uncertain future for a country on climate’s edge

By Bruno Vander Velde

January 22, 2016
Most Papua New Guineans grow their own food, so they feel the effects of unpredictable weather firsthand.
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‘Big, hot blob’ puts Hawaiian reefs at risk

By Cassandra Kane

October 22, 2015
As El Niño takes hold in the Pacific, the island state braces for a record coral bleaching event.
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As Oceans Warm, Hazards and Hope for Coral Reefs

By Bruno Vander Velde

June 5, 2015
A remote strand of Pacific islands represents an “experiment” in how coral reefs can recover from widespread bleaching.
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