Science Bulletins: Super Corals—Understanding the Science (3 of 3)

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Science Bulletins: Super Corals—Understanding the Science (3 of 3)

Marine biologists in Hawaii investigate so-called “super corals,” which thrive even as ocean temperatures rise. In Understanding the Science, watch scientists in the lab as they try to uncover what makes 25 percent of individual corals tolerant of warmer water. Can these super corals be strategically planted to help reefs withstand climate change?