Bacterial Pathogens And Rising Temperatures Threaten Coral Health

Bacterial Pathogens And Rising Temperatures Threaten Coral Health
ScienceDaily (2009-01-23) — Coral reefs around the world are in serious trouble from pollution, over-fishing, climate change and more. The last thing they need is an infection. But that’s exactly what yellow band disease is — a bacterial infection that sickens coral colonies. Researchers have found that YBD seems to be getting worse with global warming and announced that they’ve identified the bacteria responsible for the disease. … > read full article

Great article for students involved in environmental science

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