Coral reefs across the globe are under stress from pollution and warming sea temperatures. Scientists predict that by 2050, 90 percent of the world's coral reefs will die. But a coral growing project on Fiji's Mamanuca Islands offers some hope.
Fiji was once synonymous with a tropical paradise. But global warming and severe storms are now threatening the very existence of the islands. Fiji-born photographer Aaron March captures the fragile nature of his home.
A recent report shows rising CO2 levels in the atmosphere are about to make the world's oceans uninhabitable for many sea creatures, threatening entire ocean ecosystems. What can be done?
With accelerated coral bleaching threatening to wipe out 90 percent of coral reefs by 2050, new techniques in sexual reproduction of climate-resilient coral could help restore declining reefs.
At the UN climate conference in Bonn, an alliance of 20 countries pledged to rapidly phase out coal in the coming years. Germany has not joined the group — although the reasons for abandoning coal seem to be oiling up.
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