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So you live near a coral reef: Why experts say that’s not good news for reef conservation

My favorite beach on Long Island’s North Shore, where I live, is more than 700 miles away from the nearest coral reef (in Bermuda). This distance may be a good thing: Recent research suggests the further a coral… Read More
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Reef rhythms

By Jessica Perelman In the wake of the largest and most widespread coral bleaching events in history, scientists are scrambling to better understand these vibrant, diverse marine ecosystems, and determine how to preserve the wealth of aquatic life… Read More
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More ocean acidification, less coral?

Co-authored by Carl Safina Scientists have known for about 15 years that ocean acidification has made it more difficult for hard corals and shelled marine organisms to survive. To grow, hard corals as well as clams, oysters, and others… Read More
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