|Snow white coral|In: Nature Climate Change. Nature Publishing Group: London. ISSN 1758-678X; e-ISSN 1758-6798, meer
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Coral bleaching is a stark sign of climate change and although large-scale bleaching events (on both regional and global scales) seem to be common occurrences, they are actually a recent phenomenon. “1983 was really the first time we had widespread bleaching” notes Mark Eakin, coordinator of the Coral Reef Watch programme of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.