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Geoengineering and Coral Farming are now being tested to save World’s Coral

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Geoengineering and Coral Farming are now being tested to save World’s Coral – NextBigFuture.com
Geoengineering and Coral Farming are now being tested to save World’s Coral

In 2016 and 2017, marine heat waves killed half of the corals in the Great Barrier reef.It takes ten years for the coral to recover.

John Veron is the world’s top coral reef expert.


Between a quarter and a third of all marine species everywhere has some part of their life cycle in coral reefs. Losing the coral reefs will cause a third to a quarter of all marine species gets wiped out.

In the summer of 2018, experts say no bleaching occurred.

Veron predicts there will be mass bleaching of coral reefs around the world in five years out of every seven.


There is also ocean acidification and a loss of oxygen. So warming is just part of the problem.

Geoengineering and other mitigation is being funded by Australia
The Commonwealth and Queensland governments have announced funding for feasibility projects aimed at manipulating surface water temperatures using three different techniques:

Geoengineering and Coral Farming are now being tested to save World’s Coral – NextBigFuture.com
 
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At the same time, Australia ramps up coal production and abandons climate goals. So much for rational systems theory. Capital will move to fish farming, with all the ecological consequences that entails and poor people will starve. Meanwhile, The People's Climate March (Sept. 9) will make demands backed by no threat. And will therefore be ignored as usual.
 
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