November 30, 2021

UNC student studies a Caribbean species of coral’s possible resistance to climate change

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BY MARCO QUIROZ-GUTIERREZ From The Daily Tar Heel Although disease outbreaks and climate change have caused an 80 percent decline in coral cover in the Caribbean since the 1970s, a UNC Ph.D. student in the Department of Marine Sciences discovered that some species of coral in Belize grow faster in the harsh environment along the […]