Coral reef tourism in danger as reefs struggle to adapt to warming

A recent UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) report on world heritage sites in danger from climate change received widespread media attention after the Australian government requested the removal of a chapter on the Great Barrier Reef.

However the Great Barrier Reef is not the only coral reef at risk from climate change. The report described how coral reefs all around the world are being directly affected by warming waters and acidification associated with changes in the climate.

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