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Purple, pink and green corals growing underwater on a metal fence-like substrate.

The Coral Gardener

Fiji's coral gardeners, who are fishermen trained by biologists, collect small corals that are struggling to grow because they have little space, and bring them to a raised platform that gets good sunlight, nutrients, food and is a good temperature—kind of like a coral greenhouse.

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At Smithsonian Ocean, we have lesson plans, activities, and resources to help you engage your students in the wonders of our oceans.