COSEE Ocean Systems: News
Coral makes cloud to keep climate sweet: experts
Description: Coral reefs have more than one trick up their sleeve to cope with warming oceans. Researchers have discovered that coral - which is an animal - produces an important sulphur molecule with many properties. These range from cellular protection in times of temperature stress, to local climate-cooling through helping to form clouds in the sky above the ocean. [Source: The University of Western Australia]
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Source: The University of Western Australia
Publish Date: 10/24/2013
Reading Level: Basic
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