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Experts say coral reef bleaching near record level globally because of 'crazy' ocean heat

May. 16, 2024 14:48 PM EDT

Ocean temperatures that have gone “crazy haywire” hot, especially in the Atlantic, are close to making the current global coral bleaching event the worst in history. It's so bad that scientists are hoping for a few hurricanes to cool things off. More than three-fifths — 62.9%...

Corals bred in a zoo have joined Europe's largest reef. This is offering scientists hope

Apr. 26, 2024 03:55 AM EDT

ARNHEM, Netherlands (AP) — Just like the animals on Noah’s Ark, the corals arrived in a pair. On Monday, divers with gloved hands gently nestled the self-bred corals from the World Coral Conservatory project among their cousins in Europe’s largest coral reef at the Burgers’...