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Coral reefs may start to dissolve in 30 years

SCIENTISTS ARE predicting that coral reefs could start to dissolve within 30 years as rising carbon dioxide levels make the seas more acidic.

Coral reefs may start to dissolve in 30 years

Scientists are predicting that coral reefs could start to dissolve within 30 years as rising carbon dioxide levels make the seas more acidic.

Cold-water coral put at risk by deep-sea fishing

Cold-water corals are far more widespread than previously imagined but their numbers are already threatened by the rise of deep-sea fishing.

Trawlers ripping up British coral

Leading Article: We should reclaim our streets more than once in every millennium

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Letter: Oil and coral

Sir: Your report "Rare coral discovered clinging to North Sea oil rigs" (9 December) is based on research by oil industry scientists.

Rare coral discoveredclinging to North Sea oil rigs

AN ENDANGERED species of deep-sea coral has been discovered living on the legs of oil platforms in the North Sea, scientists announced today. It is the first time that living specimens of the coral, which usually inhabits the deep waters of the Atlantic Ocean, have been found in the relatively shallow waters of the North Sea.

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