As planet warms, 20 coral species added to endangered species list

August 29, 2014 6:25 PM

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As planet warms, 20 coral species added to endangered species list

The US government listed 20 new corals as threatened under the Endangered Species Act, bringing the total number of threatened coral species to 22.

A tenfold increase in the number of protected coral species was announced this week, with 20 new corals added to the list of threatened species.

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