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Don’t flush the fish

John Whitfield: The End of the Coral Reef?, 3 July 2008

Coral: A Pessimist in Paradise 
by Steve Jones.
Abacus, 242 pp., £8.99, July 2008, 978 0 349 12147 5
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A Reef in Time: The Great Barrier Reef from Beginning to End 
by J.E.N. Veron.
Belknap, 289 pp., £22.95, February 2008, 978 0 674 02679 7
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... their habitat disappearing, as warmer climates rise up to engulf them. And Steve Jones and J.E.N. Veron warn that climate change may well bring about the end of coral reefs – if overfishing, disease, invading species and pollution don’t get them first. The surface waters of the open tropical ocean are poor in nutrients and almost lifeless because the warm ...

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