Conservationists develop coral 'stress test' to identify reefs of hope in climate change era

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 - 13:00 in Earth & Climate

Researchers from the Wildlife Conservation Society have developed a "stress test" for coral reefs as a means of identifying and prioritizing areas that are most likely to survive bleaching events and other climate change factors. The researchers say that these "reefs of hope" are priorities for national and international management and conservation action.

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