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Climate change kills corals in South Japan

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12-27-2016 19:37 BJT

Coral grown at the south of Japan, Okinawa Prefecture, are dying for global warming. Higher temperature caused the extinction of the plant which can provide nutrition to the coral.

With the nutrition, more than 90 percent of the coral growing around Ishigaki-jima and Yoron-jima look like being infected by albinism. The scientist said, these coral's skeleton are transparent because they are lack of nutrition, which will kill the coral. Losing healthy coral in the sea will break the balance of the ecosystem.

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