Mass Coral Bleaching in 2010 in the Southern Caribbean

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Alemu I, Jahson Berhane ; Clement, Ysharda (2014)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 9, issue 1 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3882216, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0083829
  • Subject: El Nino Southern Oscillation | Research Article | Earth sciences | Marine Monitoring | Ocean temperature | Biological oceanography | Marine Biology | Ecology | Marine and aquatic sciences | Marine Conservation | Biology | Biodiversity | Corals | Medicine | Ecological Metrics | Marine Ecology | Ocean properties | Q | R | Coral Reefs | Science | Oceanography | Oceans | Conservation Science | Atlantic Ocean | Ocean circulation

Ocean temperatures are increasing globally and the Caribbean is no exception. An extreme ocean warming event in 2010 placed Tobago's coral reefs under severe stress resulting in widespread coral bleaching and threatening the livelihoods that rely on them. The bleaching ... View more
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