Kristen Marhaver: How we're growing baby corals to rebuild reefs

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Coral reefs are important for stabilizing the ecosystem and providing biodiversity, for protecting humans against extreme weather, for medical research, and for aesthetic purposes.  Their value is estimated at over $375 billion per year.  They are dying at an alarming rate due to human activities.

In this talk, Kristen Marhaver explains exactly what coral are and how her lab has been researching ways to make it easier for coral to reproduce 

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Saturday, December 5, 2015