Algae type linked to sick coral

Algae type linked to sick coral

There are 4 comments on the Honolulu Star-Bulletin story from Aug 3, 2008, titled Algae type linked to sick coral. In it, Honolulu Star-Bulletin reports that:

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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De Forest, WI

#1 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

San Diego, CA

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

Hilo, HI

#3 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.

Wilmington, NC

#4 Aug 4, 2008
:shakes head:

Did anyone actually read the piece?

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