Global Coral Bleaching Event Underway. | SMN NEWS

The world is currently experiencing a widespread coral bleaching event, the second global bleaching event of the decade, which experts from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI)  predict could be more severe than last year's event. The recurrence of bleaching events with such intensity and frequency underscores the ongoing challenge of climate change and its impact on marine biodiversity in the (Dutch) Caribbean and beyond.

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