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3Novices:Volcanic island in Japan may hold key to saving coral

The key to the survival of the world’s threatened coral reefs may lie in the waters surrounding a small volcanic island off the coast of Japan, scientists say.
The seabed of Shikine island is a “living laboratory” for researchers aboard the schooner Tara, a French-led scientific expedition, who are looking for clues to help protect coral from the damaging effects of climate change.
While coral reefs cover less than 0.2 per cent of the ocean surface globally, they host some 30…
April 18, 2017 at 05:00AM http://ift.tt/2oQf5bk
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