The Podcast: The Heat is On! Climate Change and Coral Reef Ecosystems: Coral Bleaching Basics is a segment of the Web Seminar: The Heat is On! Climate Change and Coral Reef Ecosystems II, Thursday, April 30, 2009. The podcast is 12 minutes 50 seconds in duration.
The source Web Seminar is the second of two scheduled as a follow-up to The Heat is On! Climate Change an Coral Reef Ecosystems Symposium that took place at the NSTA National Conference on Science Education in New Orleans, LA. In the program, Dr. Mark Eakin talked about coral bleaching and the death of large areas of corals reefs that have been associated with this phenomenon. He also presented data that showed global climate change as the cause of the problem and mentioned specific behaviors that all individuals can engage in to help slow the destruction of this critical resource.
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