Thursday, September 27, 2012

Coral Reefs may be able to adapt to climate change with help from algae- University of Miami

A new study by scientists at the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science suggests that many species of reef-building corals may be able to adapt to warming waters by relying on their closest aquatic partners—algae. The corals’ ability to host a variety of algal types, each with different sensitivities to environmental stress, could offer a much-needed lifeline in the face of global climate change.

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