The Quest to Save Coral Reefs

The Quest to Save Coral ReefsA coral is an animal that demands imagination. Look closely through a dive mask (or a Google image search) and you’ll see that a coral reef’s rocky undulations are coated in an astonishing skin of tiny creatures that look like upside-down jellyfish, bells rooted in place, mouths open and ringed with tentacles waving to the sea. These are coral polyps. And right now, around the planet, they are dying with breathtaking speed. It’s uncertain how many will survive into the near future, and unclear what we can do to make sure they survive.  

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