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Racing against Extinction (Plot spoil: We are losing)

Coral reefs are often described as biodiversity hotspots. But just how much diversity is there on reefs? Scientists try to understand reef biodiversity through the estimation of extinction rates, discovery rates, and global biodiversity estimates. Today we are going to … Continue reading

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Marshall Islands Coral Bleaching Update

In an earlier post, I mentioned that the Marshall Islands are currently undergoing their worst bleaching event in recorded history. ¬†Thanks to the recent observations and data of a group of scientists working in the Marshall Islands, I can now … Continue reading

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