The future of coral reefs - a response
Pandolfi, John, Connolly, Sean, Marshall, Dustin J., and Cohern, Anne L. (2011) The future of coral reefs - a response. Science, 334 (6062). pp. 1495-1496.
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[Extract] Hoegh-Guldberg et al. assert that evolutionary responses to climate change in corals are highly improbable in the near future, citing tradeoffs between tolerance to warming and acidification, and two factors related to the integrity of the coral-symbiont partnership. In support, they cite an earlier paper making similar claims, but this reference presents no empirical or theoretical evidence for this thesis.
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|FoR Codes:||06 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 0602 Ecology > 060205 Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl Marine Ichthyology) @ 100%|
|SEO Codes:||96 ENVIRONMENT > 9699 Other Environment > 969902 Marine Oceanic Processes (excl. Climate Related) @ 100%|
|Deposited On:||05 Mar 2012 16:26|
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