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Florida’s pristine coral reefs threatened by climate change

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A new study shows that Florida’s pristine coral reefs are under a growing threat from climate change. The Miami Herald reported Saturday on the National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration study. According to the study, some reefs could be damaged about a dozen years earlier than previously projected. The study found coral bleaching caused by warmer waters could harms sections of the Dry Tortugas reef tract and reefs in areas off the middle Keys as early as 2030. Bleaching is potentially deadly…

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