The coral reefs faces many threats, both natural and human influenced. After natural stress such as disease, predators, cyclones, earthquakes and volcanic eruptions, the corals tend to regenerate. For example, the coral eating Crown-of-Thorns sea star when present in huge numbers are rather devastating for the coral reefs and it may take some 20-40 years to recover, where damage is not severe.
It is the anthropogenic stress in the form of pollution, overfishing, [...]
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