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Climate Warming Affecting Coral

Caption: Drew Harvell of Cornell University photographs a giant plating Acropora coral colony with tumors in the Palmyra Atoll, Pacific Ocean. Climate warming is associated with the loss of coral symbionts and the proliferation of lethal coral diseases.

Credit: Bette Willis/James Cook University

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