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'Extreme' corals could hold key to species survival

After months of planning there is one thing even the most prepared expedition leader can't control: the weather. For UTS marine biologist, Associate Professor David Suggett, the stakes are high. He and a team of his researchers ...

dateFeb 08, 2016 in Environment
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Laboratory-bred corals reproduce in the wild

Researchers of SECORE International (USA, Germany), the University of Amsterdam (Netherlands) and the Carmabi Marine Research Station (Curaçao) have for the first time successfully raised laboratory-bred colonies of a threatened ...

dateJan 29, 2016 in Environment
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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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