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Role of bacteria in corals…

Shedding light on the role of bacteria in corals A TEAM from Murdoch University, The Australian Institute of Marine Science and James Cook University, examined the diversity and community structure of coral related bacteria on Ningaloo Reef before and after … Continue reading

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Coral reefs growing…thriving

Warmer waters off the West Australian coast, are due to the prevalent La Nina conditions, when warmer waters move south from the tropics. This can have an effect on marine life also moving south. I can still remember the occasional … Continue reading

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More warming please…it’s better for us

Increased warming means increased metabolic rate, means more coral. Temperature rules, warmer temperatures, so beware of the future cold… A GOVERNMENT-RUN research body has found in an extensive study of corals spanning more than 1000km of Australia‚Äôs coastline that the … Continue reading

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