Contrasting Coral Bleaching (image) University of New South Wales Caption Can some corals adapt to global warming? Top image shows unexpected survival of fast-growing Malaysian coral in a 2010 bleaching event that killed a much larger slow-growing coral beside it. Bottom image shows the reverse happened in Indonesian corals during the same event. The Malaysian corals had been previously bleached in 1998. Credit UNSW Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.