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Scientists warn that coral could die out within 50 years

As well as being beautiful, coral reefs play an important part in the global food chain, with hundreds of millions of people dependent on the fish which flourish around them.

But scientists are warning that the coral could die out within half a century, unless action is taken to tackle a global rise in sea temperatures.

Neil Bowdler's reports features an interview with Catherine Head from Edge Coral Reefs Project.

  • 11 Jan 2011
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