by Reverse Engineer, Doomstead Diner
Published on The Doomstead Diner 15 October 2017
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-- this post authored by Elizabeth Newnham, Curtin University; Rex Pui-kin Lam, University of Hong Kong, and Satchit Balsari, Harvard University
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from The Conversation
- this post authored by Ken Anthony, Britta Schaffelke, Line K Bay, and Madeleine van Oppen, Australian Institute of Marine Science
The Great Barrier Reef is suffering from recent unprecedented coral bleaching events. But the answer to part of its recovery could lie in the reef itself, with a little help.
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