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How we can create 3,200 coral reefs in the Gulf of Mexico

In my last post, I discussed a deeply worrying situation that unfolded last year in the East Flower Garden Banks. Thankfully, last year’s bleaching event appears to have been resolved, and the reef is now in recovery. Scientists looking to … Continue reading

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Unexplained Coral Deaths Plague Pristine Flower Garden Banks

Now that I’ve introduced the Flower Garden Banks in a broad sense, I can get into the specifics of the conservation status of this National Marine Sanctuary. It’s pretty much common knowledge at this point that globally, coral reefs are … Continue reading

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Flower Garden Banks: a Coral Reef in your Backyard

Welcome to my coral reefs blog! This semester I’ll be blogging periodically about the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, a coral reef in the Northern Gulf of Mexico that is notable for being one of few reefs along the … Continue reading

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