Gulf of Mexico’s largest coral sanctuary faces an extreme threat that’s mystifying scientists | Environment

Greg Stevens

A new disease that’s killing off more than 90{f32667846e1257729eaaee80e922ba34a93c6414e9ad6261aff566c043b9e75d} of some coral species has made its first incursion into the rainbow-hued seascapes covering the Gulf of Mexico’s largest and most-treasured coral sanctuary. Scientists working this month in Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary off the coasts of Louisiana and Texas […]