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Scientists reproduced Atlantic coral in a laboratory for the first time. Aquarium-grown coral could save America’s ‘Great Barrier Reef.’

Scientists at the Florida Aquarium reproduced coral from the Atlantic Ocean in a lab for the first time. They mimicked the natural conditions that signal corals to reproduce, like sunsets and moon phases. They borrowed techniques from researchers at the Horniman Museum and Gardens in London, who reproduced Pacific coral […]
Scientists reproduced Atlantic coral in a laboratory for the first time. Aquarium-grown coral could save America’s ‘Great Barrier Reef.’
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Scientists discovered 137 kilometres of deep-sea coral reef hidden off the US East Coast — here’s what it looks like

Scientists working with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recently discovered a previously unknown coral reef off the US East Coast. The 85-mile-long (137 kilometres) deep-sea reef is located approximately 160 miles east of Charleston, South Carolina. Previous research pointed to the existence of the reef, but it had […]
Scientists discovered 137 kilometres of deep-sea coral reef hidden off the US East Coast — here’s what it looks like
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The terrible things that would happen if all the coral reefs died off

We’re currently facing the worst bleaching of coral reefs ever known in history, but what would happen if all the coral reefs died off? We’ve already lost 50% of the world’s coral, and we’re at risk of losing even more. If the world lost all its coral reefs, the results […]
The terrible things that would happen if all the coral reefs died off
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One of the best nature documentaries of all time returns tonight

“Blue Planet II” premieres in the US on Saturday, January 20 at 9 pm ET. For the series, producers spent more than 6,000 hours underwater over four years, visiting 39 countries on 125 expeditions. The footage they captured is breathtaking, heartbreaking, and stunning. Earth’s oceans make life possible. They’re the […]
One of the best nature documentaries of all time returns tonight