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Birth of an Atoll
An atoll is a ring-shaped coral reef that forms as an old volcano erodes. This...
Fri, 06/08/2018 - 14:18
The Moorea Biocode Project
Scientists on the tiny island of Moorea, in the Pacific, are gathering one of every...
Wed, 11/11/2009 - 16:48
It may be the last place you’d expect to find corals—up to 6,000 m (20,000 ft)...
Corals and Coral Reefs
Coral reefs are the most diverse of all marine ecosystems. They teem with life,...
You may have seen the sparkle of fireflies on a summer’s night. The fireflies...