February 28, 2021
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UNEP warns against coral reef extinction

Date: 21/02/2021 | Source: Pyongyang Times | Read original version at source

The United Nations Environment Programme in a recent report said that all the coral reefs might vanish due to the sea temperature rise caused by global warming.

Expressing concern over the fact that if the international community keeps relying on fossil fuels, albinism (bleaching) leading to the extinction of coral reefs will be common by 2034, the report warned that such a phenomenon might occur in the waters near Japan in 2024.

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