Corals Are Such Delicate Creatures

Sixty years ago*, the US detonated our largest nuclear weapon at Bikini Island. Corals flourish there now.

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http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2008/04/photogalleries/coral-pictures/

* Gavin says that people sixty years ago weren’t smart enough to read thermometers correctly.

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9 Responses to Corals Are Such Delicate Creatures

  1. ozspeaksup says:

    but do they glow in the dark??

  2. stewart pid says:

    The acidic oceans will dissolve those corals in a few more years … sarc.

  3. gator69 says:

    Imagine what Central Park could look like!

  4. Morgan says:

    During ice ages the level of CO2 in the oceans was twice what it is now and the earth was really cold, yet corals were fine.

  5. elcrustace says:

    This photo shows a french nuclear explosion on Mururoa atoll, probably the one called “Licorne”, in 1970.

    Remember, we created Godzilla !

  6. Sundance says:

    It wasn’t until 2014 that we learned from John Kerry that CO2 was far worse WMD than any nuclear Armageddon faced by corals 60 years ago. šŸ˜‰

  7. policycritic says:

    Brilliant observation, Steve. This is the kind of info that hits ordinary people between the eyes.

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