COSEE Ocean Systems: News
Internal control helps corals resist acidification
Description: Coral reefs play an important role in protecting coastlines from damage caused by waves and storms, but also provide habitat and shelter for many marine organisms. However, major environmental challenges such as climate change, threaten the survival of coral reefs worldwide. Now scientists have found that some corals are able to combat the effects of ocean acidification by controlling their own chemistry. [Source: ScienceDaily]
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Source: ScienceDaily
Publish Date: 5/2/2018
Reading Level: Basic
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