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Scientists race against time to save coral reefs from a life ‘On the Rocks’

The role of coral reefs in our ocean is not just a multicolored jewel of ecological diversity but a way of protecting our coastlines from erosion.

Courtesy of Dr. Juli Berwald

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The difference between life and death is only a few degrees in temperature for coral reefs.

Their role in our ocean is not just a multicolored jewel of ecological diversity but a way of protecting our coastlines from erosion.

Scientists are in a race against time and climate change as they undertake one of the largest environmental rescue missions on the planet to save our oceans.

Is the solution to keeping the ocean cool up in the clouds?

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