Coral Reefs

Coral require warm waters and are most heavily concentrated in the world’s warmest bodies of water. Coral have thrived in much warmer global temperatures than today. Cold temperatures are a greater threat to coral than warming temperatures. Factors such as sedimentation, sunscreen, agricultural runoff, and cold temperatures are a much greater threat to coral than global warming.

New Climate Summary Debunks Ocean Acidification Scare

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The oceans are not acidic, and more carbon dioxide is stimulating phytoplankton growth and marine life, reports a new summary published at ClimateAtAGlance.com. The new summary: Climate at a Glance: Ocean Acidification, documents that...

Wrong, WSJ and U.N., Data Show Climate Change Isn’t Threatening the Great Barrier Reef

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The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) recently published a story describing a new United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) mission report, claiming that climate change threatens the survival of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef...

Despite Claims of Great Barrier Reef Decline Due to ‘Global Warming’ – No Temperature...

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A recent report in the journal Nature proposed an expensive and impractical proposal to alter cloud cover over the ocean to reduce sunlight and “save” the Great Barrier Reef “… in the face of climate...

Great Barrier Reef Defies Climate “Science” and Pundits

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Dr. Bjørn Lomborg informs about the status of the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) in a Facebook post on 8/7/22. He writes: Today, the Great Barrier Reef is better than ever. But ten years ago, we were...

Is Ocean Acidification a Problem?

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The media often claims ocean acidification is a huge problem. Is this true? The Heartland Institute's Andy Singer breaks it down. Read more about this subject here.

Sorry, WaPo, There Is No Evidence Bleaching Threatens a Great Barrier Reef “Tipping Point”

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The Washington Post (WaPo) published an article today discussing the fact that Australia’s Great Barrier Reef (GBR) recently suffered its “sixth massive bleaching event,” blaming it on climate change. The evidence that long-term climate...

Coral Extinction Crisis Canceled – New Study Documents Billions of Coral Colonies

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A newly published study of coral reefs finds coral populations are staggeringly large and extremely unlikely to face extinction pressures anytime in the foreseeable future. The peer-reviewed study by scientists who had previously promoted...

A Tale of Two Media Perspectives: New Pristine Reef Discovery a Marvel for Most,...

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A Google news search for the term “climate change” today turns of a flood of stories discussing the recent discovery of a previously unknown and evidently pristine coral reef off the coasts of Tahiti....

Contra, The Hill, Climate Change Is Not Causing a Coral Catastrophe

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A story in The Hill is publicizing research which claims most coral reefs are doomed because of climate change induced warmer oceans. This is false. Most coral reefs are thriving, having evolved during periods...

Science Rebuts New Claims that Warming Is Destroying Coral Reefs

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The Associated Press and many other corporate news outlets are promoting a new report by an environmental activist group claiming climate change is threatening the Great Barrier Reef and other reef systems with irreversible...