Coral

Poster: @BioDivLibrary, Coral (Some rights reserved)

Coral = a hard stony substance secreted by certain marine coelenterates as an external skeleton, typically forming large reefs in warm seas

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Translating Coral
German: Koralle
Hawaiian: Puna

Headlines
Coral reef safe zones set to plummet, while potential bleaching events loom in Qld, WA – ABC
Great Barrier Reef hit by sixth mass bleaching event, leading coral scientist says
As many corals growing in the Pacific as trees in the Amazon, new study finds – Guardian
There’s insufficient evidence your sunscreen harms coral reefs – The Conversation@ProfTerryHughes

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