There is So Much We Got Wrong about Corals…

Published on February 9, 2021
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Captions provided by CCTubes – Captioning the Internet! When you think about coral reefs, you probably imagine a sparkling tropical oasis that you can easily see while snorkeling or diving, but reefs can be found as deep as 8000 meters! As deep as they are, those reefs are still not immune to the effects of human activities, nor are we outside their sphere of influence.

Thumbnail credit: NOAA’s National Ocean Service
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