Corals found in the tropical waters of high temperatures can survive the global warming threat by breeding them along the cool seas with other corals found there.
Scientists are contemplating this new idea to help corals face the danger surrounding them, according to sources.
The Australian Great Barrier Reef are rich in corals in their warm waters, and it is found that they can survive even higher temperatures than their cousins in the cold waters found south, say sources published in journals.
By cross-breeding the corals, it was found that the new offsprings can survive fresh and hot climates, thereby beating dangers from global warming.
This was particularly found in the Acropora millepora species that are commonly found in the Indian and Pacific Oceans where these new breeds were good at coping with an increase in temperatures than the corals found in the cool south.
Much small fish thrive on these little corals that have stony bodies as they provide the required food requirement to these fish varieties. Corals also attract tourists as many scuba divers come to see these enchanting tiny animals.
Global warming has attacked these vulnerable corals in the warm waters as well as in the Arctic, which witnesses a dramatic melting of ice in this region.
Corals face dangers not only due to global warming but also due to acidification of water and pollution of the oceans which is being irreparable, say experts.
Corals are displaced and placed in new environments, and this climate change in relocation of plants and animals may bring harm, but this is a new strategy to safeguard corals according to the Australian Institute of Marine Science.
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