Human civilisations have developed and thrived during millennia of environmental stability. Until relatively recently, population densities have been low and ecosystems — particularly in the tropics — have been rich in natural resources.
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Seventeen leading marine scientists review the likely impact of climate change on the oceans' coral reefs. The paper also spells out steps that must be taken to address this issue.
This report details the findings of the CRTR Bleaching Working Group, including major contributions to understanding to the impact of climate change on coral reefs. Read about scientific outcomes, major training achievements, outreach activities and outputs.
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Rehabilitation or restoration of damaged reefs is possible in certain circumstances; however, it is complex, requires investment, expertise and long term planning.
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