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The longest-lasting coral bleaching event in the world has damaged reefs from the Caribbean to Australia to Southeast Asia. (Image:  pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

Why Should You Care About Coral Bleaching?

The longest-lasting coral bleaching event in the world has damaged reefs from the Caribbean to Australia to Southeast Asia, and according to the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), it’s not likely to stop anytime soon. The bleaching event…

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Why Should You Care About Coral Bleaching?

The longest-lasting coral bleaching event in the world has damaged reefs from the Caribbean to Australia to Southeast Asia, and according to the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA),…