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How corals form their skeletons, (by attaching particles or ions, or both) changes how we should intervene to make corals resist climate change

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Saving coral reef ecosystems

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Because we show here that corals form their skeletons by both ion and particle attachment, this means that remediation strategies should focus on lower water temperature, not acidity.

Pupa Gilbert Gilbert

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This page is a summary of: From particle attachment to space-filling coral skeletons, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, November 2020, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2012025117.
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