Algae type linked to sick coral

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Corals in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands may be susceptible to disease because of a microscopic partner that was thought to be beneficial, University of Hawaii researchers have found.

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Paul

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Aug 3, 2008
 
Waters around the world are experiencing algae change. Here the toxic blue-green blooms have taken over some lakes for a couple days at a time. Neutriants in the water lead to accelerated growth.
I suspect that the coral that existed with the algae could do so when the neutrian level was lower
Dirty

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Aug 3, 2008
 
i think coral is dying because people pee in the water
Stu Pidd

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Aug 3, 2008
 
Just a few week ago, junk science environ-mental's were blaming sun tan lotion as harming coral. Maybe they should try banning algae.
Chris

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Aug 4, 2008
 
:shakes head:

Did anyone actually read the piece?

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