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The causes and effects of coral bleaching


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For More Information Visit Our Page:- Unfortunately, coral bleaching is one factor that can provide threat to the ecosystem. Scientifically, coral bleaching refers to the loss of intracellular endosymbionts or in a much common term zooxanthelae, which can cause whitening of invertebrate taxa or photosynthetic pigment reduction in corals.

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The causes and effects of coral bleaching

  1. 1. Have you been to the Great Barrier Reef inAustralia? Whether you have or havenot, you are probably familiar with itbecause it is always introduced on thenews, and on printed materials likenewspapers and magazines with pictures.You may also agree with how naturallybeautiful the place is.Click Here for More Details
  2. 2. The Great Barrier Reef is the largest coralreef in the entire world and that’s onereason why it is very popular which inviteslocal and international tourists to visit it.You cannot blame why there are lots andmore people would want to visit theplace. It is 100% stunning but imagine ifthe place starts to become less blue andgreen in color due to pollution.Click Here for More Details
  3. 3. Think what would happen if most of thesea creatures are already endangered andsome corals have vanished. It would notbecome as beautiful as it is used to beanymore if anything happens to theecosystem in the Great Barrier Reef.Well, there is always a big possibility thatcoral reefs like that one in Australia canhave an impact to the general ecosystemin the world.Click Here for More Details
  4. 4. Unfortunately, coral bleaching is one factorthat can provide threat to the ecosystem.Scientifically, coral bleaching refers to the lossof intracellular endosymbionts or in a muchcommon term zooxanthelae, which can causewhitening of invertebrate taxa orphotosynthetic pigment reduction in corals.Zooxanthelae is like the melanin that indicatescoloration, which can be either in naturalcolor or light color.Click Here for More Details
  5. 5. Yes, one possible cause of coral reefbleaching is traced back by the thingspeople make when they go swim, scubadive, or fish. Are you aware thateverytime we go to the beach, most of thetime we are actually releasing chemicalsfrom our own body? It’s true like thesunscreen lotion we put on our skin beforeswimming.Click Here for More Details
  6. 6. The sunscreen lotion that you have to takeand use everytime you go out for somebeach party, choose a product withphysical UV filters added. Those areingredients that are not harmful to theecosystem. These include zincoxide, titanium dioxide, and kaolin. Thenext time you buy sunscreen lotion, checkout if the ingredients or label of theproduct has one of those mentioned UVfilters.Click Here for More Details
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