OCEANS: Scientists say dramatic decline in Caribbean coral reefs is due to local stressors, not climate Julia Pyper, E&E reporter Published: Wednesday, July 2, 2014 The next time Caribbean snorkelers peer down into the water, there may not be much for them to see, new research finds. Please subscribe to ClimateWire to read the full story. Username: Password: Forgot your access codes? Recover them. Not a subscriber? Sign up for a trial. Ready to subscribe? Click here.