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New study shows some corals might adapt to climate changes
August 1, 2018
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.New research shows that not all corals respond the same to changes in climate. The University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science-led study looked at the sensitivity of two types of corals found in Florida and the Caribbean and found that one of them -- mountainous star coral -- possesses an adaptation that allows it to survive under high temperatures and acidity conditions. Full Story
University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science
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