Loss of coral reef growth capacity to track future increases in sea level

Loss of coral reef growth capacity to track future increases in sea level

Loss of coral reef growth capacity to track future increases in sea level, Published online: 14 June 2018; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0194-z

Analyses of current coral reef growth rates in the tropical western Atlantic and Indian Ocean show that few reefs will have the capacity to track sea-level rise projections under Representative Concentration Pathway scenarios without sustained ecological recovery.
Source: Nature