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Coral reefs in the Red Sea thrive despite climate change – TomoNews



coral reef of the Red Sea expected to survive coral reefs near the Israeli city of Eilat are thriving despite years of extensive form fishing and climate change scientists in Israel have found that coral reefs in the northern Red Sea are unusually resistant to rising sea temperatures and acidification according to a study published in the Journal of Experimental Biology last month coral in the red sea had been damaged by cages that were used for fish farming from 1995 to 2008 the cages have since been removed and the coral has flourished even as coral reefs are in decline nearly everywhere else around the world researchers at the intro University Institute for marine sciences in a lot theorized that the corals resistant came about due to natural selection 18,000 years ago when corals that were able to survive in warmer water migrated from the Indian Ocean through the bab-el-mandeb Strait where water temperatures were higher The Associated Press quotes Jacqueline Delacour from the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's coral reef watch as saying this gives us hope that species would be able to adapt to survive


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