In the context of climate change, pollution is often overlooked as a “lesser evil” to things like global warming and ocean acidification, but presents a greater threat to ecosystems than we thought. Keep reading to see how heavy metal pollution is affecting our reefs.
Coral reefs around the world are not in good shape. But amidst the destruction, there also is hope. In this two-part article, we will address the current state of coral reefs around the globe, what changes we can expect to see in the coming years, and why the future of coral reefs may not be as bleak as we once thought.