Bleaching

Corals are extremely sensitive to higher sea temperatures. They ‘bleach’ when warming forces them to expel the pigmented algae on which they rely for energy.

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Corals are extremely sensitive to higher sea temperatures. They ‘bleach’ when warming forces them to expel the pigmented algae on which they rely for energy.
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