Not Out of the Woods

Continuing on with the theme of coral, here is another not-so-well known phenomena: Bleaching may lead to a change in the gene expression of corals’ immune systems As I mentioned in the previous post, coral bleaching does not equal death. If conditions improve, the symbiotic algae can/will return and the coral will continue. Sounds like... Continue Reading →

Coral – Plant? Animal? Mineral?

In honor of the recent buzz about coral reefs with Netlix’s newest documentary, Chasing Coral and various awareness weeks going around social media, I thought it would be the perfect topic for my first post! I really love corals, and I know I am not alone. Corals are some of the most popular marine organisms... Continue Reading →

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