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Study: Extinction risk for coral in Pacific is not as high as some suggest

A world-first estimate of the number of corals across the expanse of the Pacific Ocean has suggested there are about half a trillion of the reef-building animals.


Researchers say their findings, from an analysis of more than 900 reef sites, shows the risk of extinction of individual coral species is lower than current international assessments.


https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/mar/02/as-many-corals-growing-in-the-pacific-as-trees-in-the-amazon-new-study-finds

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