Global Warming Article Synopsis

Coral collapse in the Caribbean

BBC News | SCI/TECH |
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Soaring temperatures in the Caribbean have caused the first mass die-off of coral in the region for 3,000 years.

Scientists suspect that the record temperature of 31.5 deg Celsius, recorded in 1998 off Belize, was the result of global warming and the El Nino climate phenomenon.


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