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Reef Rescue

If oceans continue to warm at the current pace, coral reefs could be wiped out by the end of the century. But scientists from around the globe are rushing to help corals adapt to a changing climate through assisted evolution.

Reef Rescue

53m 21s

If oceans continue to warm at the current pace, coral reefs could be wiped out by the end of the century. But scientists from around the globe are rushing to help corals adapt to a changing climate through assisted evolution.

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    Reef Rescue Preview

    S48 E4 - 28s

    If oceans continue to warm at the current pace, coral reefs could be wiped out by the end of the century. But scientists from around the globe are rushing to help corals adapt to a changing climate through assisted evolution.

  • Scientists Breed a New Generation of "Super Corals": asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Scientists Breed a New Generation of "Super Corals"

    S48 E4 - 4m 45s

    Some corals, called "super corals," are more resistant to temperature changes and bleaching. Discover how scientist Ruth Gates began a "super coral" breeding program to create more resilient reefs.

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