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Climate Change Endangers Coral Triangle: WWF

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The area is shared between Indonesia and five other south-east Asian nations and is thought to contain 75% of the world's coral species. The Coral Triangle, a reef network that spans Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands and East Timor, has more than 76 percent of the world's reef-building coral species and 35 percent of its coral reef fish species. Climate change could wipe out an ocean wilderness said to be the world's most diverse by the end of the century if nations do not drastically cut emissions, the environmental group WWF said.

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