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We can save coral reefs by putting them on ice

Without even giving them freezer burn.
a coral reef

A rare bright spot for coral reefs.

The planet’s coral reefs are in trouble. Thanks to warming and acidifying oceans, the animals that make up coral reefs are dying, turning the reefs themselves into algae-covered ghost towns. This represents a loss of habitat for numerous nearby creatures, many of which evolved to only live in the reefs. So the deaths of the corals can lead to the deaths of many other species. From to and , scientists and conservationists are taking a lot of approaches to

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