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Assembly rules of reef corals are flexible along a steep climatic gradient

Coral reefs, one of the world’s most complex and vulnerable ecosystems, face an uncertain future in coming decades as they continue to respond to anthropogenic climate change, overfishing, pollution, and other human impacts [[1] and [2]]. Traditionally, marine macroecology is based on presence/absence data from taxonomic checklists or geographic ranges, providing a qualitative overview of [.
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Coral reef remote sensing: helping managers protect reefs in a changing climate

Biology / Marine Biology : Ocean Acidification (4 years ago)

Climate change and ocean acidification are already having severe impacts on coral reef ecosystems. Warming oceans have caused corals to bleach, or expel their symbiotic algae (zooxanthellae) with alarming frequency and severity and ... Read Post

Opposite latitudinal gradients in projected ocean acidification and bleaching impacts on coral reefs

Biology / Marine Biology : Ocean Acidification (last year)

Coral reefs and the services they provide are seriously threatened by ocean acidification and climate change impacts like coral bleaching. Here, we present updated global projections for these key threats to coral reefs based on ens... Read Post

Coral reef ecosystems and anthropogenic climate change

Biology / Marine Biology : Ocean Acidification (4 years ago)

Coral reef ecosystems are among the most biologically diverse ecosystems on the planet. In addition to their value in terms of biodiversity, coral reefs provide food and resources for over 500 million people. Despite their importanc... Read Post


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