Warmer ocean temperatures are leading to an increase in coral bleaching in tropical areas, in the U.S. and around the world.


We’ve been reading the US National Climate Assessment and found it quite impressive!

We thought we’d share a series of images we think tell the story of what’s going on.

This is the 5th of 9 in the series.



Via the report: ” The global extent and severity of mass coral bleaching have increased worldwide over the last decade. Red dots indicate severe bleaching.” (U.S. Global Change Research Program)

( http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/capital-weather-gang/wp/2014/05/06/national-climate-assessment-15-arresting-images-of-climate-change-now-and-in-the-pipeline/ )


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