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What Next for Deep Water Corals?

So deep water coral reefs are a thing, and they’re being threatened by human action, but what comes next? We are far from knowing everything about these hidden forests of biodiversity and even farther from adequately protecting them from the … Continue reading

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Conserving the Treasures of the Deep: How and Why Deep Water Reefs Should Be Conserved

Coral reefs around the world are changing. Human’s detrimental impact on the world’s reefs through nutrient runoff, ocean acidification, physical damage, and rising sea temperatures and levels are threatening the diversity and even existence of many coral reefs. While this is readily … Continue reading

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Hidden Forests: Deep Water Reefs

When you think of coral reefs, you probably think of a tropical locale with white sand beaches and warm waters which contain a colorful array of coral species, home to a diverse group of fish, algae, sponges and more.  But what … Continue reading

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