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Corals and climate change

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Corals and Climate Change

What makes up a coral? This public radio story takes you to an underwater observatory where a scientist is studying coral reefs up close. The scientist has found that CO2 in the ocean is making the ocean warmer and dissolving the coral reef system. But the scientist also discovers that coral reefs can recover.

Life Science Climate Change Environment Oceans Human Impacts Weather and Climate

Story Length: 5:07

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This audio is part of the One Species at a Time series hosted by Ari Daniel and produced by Atlantic Public Media and the Encyclopedia of Life, with the support from the Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology. Read the Podcast Transcript. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0.

AIR DATE: 04/07/2011

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