Fair-weather friends

Copley, Jon
June 2001
New Scientist;06/16/2001, Vol. 170 Issue 2295, p5
Addresses concerns regarding the effect of global warming on coral reefs. Behavior of coral reefs in adapting to warmer seas; Findings of a study conducted by Andrew Baker of the New York Aquarium in Brooklyn.


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