Simon Donner

Associate Professor, The University of British Columbia

Expertise: Climate change and coral reefs, Ocean warming and El Nino

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ARTICLES REVIEWED

Analysis of “Large Sections of Australia’s Great Reef Are Now Dead, Scientists Find”

in The New York Times, by Justin Gillis & Damien Cave

— 18 Mar 2017

While natural temperature fluctuations (due to El Niño, for example) have always occurred, they are now superimposed on a warmer background due to human-induced global warming. Th...