Date: 9th June 2016
What I did: I looked for articles on pollution to understand more about it and its detrimental affects and found this intriguing article.
Summary: Coral reefs are declining around the world because a combination of factors; overfishing, nutrient pollution, and pathogenic disease, ultimately become deadly in the face of higher ocean temperatures, researchers have concluded. The findings are based on one of the largest and longest studies done on this issue.
New words I learnt:
sheer- nothing other than
pathogens- a bacterium, virus, or other microorganism that can cause disease