“What happens when the water temperature rises by a few degrees.
The image on the left is a photo of healthy coral in American Samoa, taken in 2014 by our friends at The Ocean Agency / XL Catlin Seaview Survey. The image on the right is the same reef in 2015 after a bleaching event. Today, the coral is dead. Learn why the world’s reefs are threatened.”
From the website www.iyor2018.org
The website above is well worth visiting and gives a good background to coral, its threats and what we can do to help.