What's killing our coral?

Research has found that marine heatwaves don’t just upset the delicate balance between a coral and its friendly microbes—they can cause the coral skeleton itself to decay.

Read the science study here: Rapid coral decay is associated with marine heatwave mortality events on reefs 

For more on corals and their microbes, read: Corals and their microbes

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