I. Coral Reef Systems
A. reef composition
B. how reefs function
A. discovery of extensive bleaching in 1987
B. environmental stressors that cause bleaching
C. debate over global warming as cause of bleaching
III. Impact of Bleaching
B. island protection
C. tourism and economies
IV. How do we deal with bleaching?
A. long-term monitoring
B. regional management
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Jan. 1993, pp.64-70.
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Tangley, L. "White plague." Earthwatch. April 1991, pp. 25-31.
Weber, P. "Coral reefs face the threat of extinction." USA Today
Magazine. May 1993, pp. 62-65.
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