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A new future for corals

Coral reefs, true reservoirs of biodiversity, are seriously threatened by human activities and climate change. Consequently, their extinction has often been heralded. Now, researchers are painting a less gloomy picture: the ...

dateApr 28, 2015 in Environment
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Effect of ocean acidification may not be so dire

(Phys.org) —Marine scientists have long understood the detrimental effect of fossil fuel emissions on marine ecosystems. But a group led by a UC Santa Barbara professor has found a point of resilience in a microscopic shelled ...

dateApr 15, 2013 in Environment
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