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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
Slurping Shrimp near Moorea
Researchers in Moorea use a variety of tools to collect organisms. Some are simple,...
Tue, 11/24/2009 - 16:29
Quest for the Giant Squid
Watch a Discovery video on Smithsonian squid expert Clyde Roper’s search for...
Fri, 11/20/2009 - 16:17
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
Corals and Coral Reefs
Coral reefs are the most diverse of all marine ecosystems. They teem with life,...
Sea Level Rise
The ocean never stops moving. When you visit the beach, waves roll in and recede...
Ocean acidification is sometimes called “climate change’s equally evil twin,”...