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Science Middle School

Ocean Warming is Forcing Coral Reefs to Adapt

Oceans around the world are seeing declines in healthy reefs. The changes are caused by many factors, including the increase in ocean temperatures due to global warming. This public radio story is about coral reefs that are endangered. But some corals are thriving despite the increase in ocean temperature.

Life Science Environment Ecosystems Oceans Human Impacts

Story Length: 5:27

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Living on Earth

AIR DATE: 01/11/2013

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