*70 pct of corals will suffer degradation by 2030
*To protect half of reefs, temperature rise must be under 1.5C
The chance to save the world's coral reefs from damage caused by climate change is dwindling as man-made greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise, scientists said in a study released on Sunday.
Around 70 percent of corals are expected to suffer from long-term degradation by 2030, even if strict emission cuts are enforced, according to the study. ... Read more about Chance of saving most coral reefs is dwindling -study