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Joe Wallace Bio 100 Sec 4 Professor Borgeson 9/30/08 Journal Entry #1 “Coral Grief: Warming Climate Threatens Reef Destruction” By David Biello July 10, 2008 – Scientific American Human impact on the environment can at times be devastating. Throughout the Past decades, the amount of Carbon Dioxide given off has increased at an astounding rate. Many believe that this is the reason for our period of global warming that we are experiencing today. Many things in our global environment can be affected due to this increase in temperature. One of the main habitats that are in danger is that of coral reefs. As the global temperature rises, the oceans temperature in turn will also begin to increase. Warming sea surface temperatures cause the coral reefs to become diseased thus they begin the bleaching and dying out. If we do not begin to control our Carbon Dioxide emissions then the threat to coral reefs will just begin to rise. The coral reefs around the world are abundant with life. They are the backbone of their ecosystems and if they were
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This note was uploaded on 09/09/2011 for the course GLOBAL 197 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at UCSB.

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