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Living fossils and rare corals revealed

An investigation of previously unexplored depths of Australia's Coral Sea has revealed living fossils, rare corals and sponges, and ecosystems that have remained largely unchanged for millions of years.

dateJan 19, 2016 in Environment
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Coral symbionts take to the open ocean

Symbiodinium is a unicellular alga that plays a major role in coral reefs by forming symbiotic partnerships with invertebrates, providing them with the ability to photosynthesize. For the first time, it has now been discovered ...

dateDec 22, 2015 in Environment
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