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3-D Printing Ocean Reefs Might Save Ecosystems (No, Really)

The technology behind 3D printing can be used for more than just making tiny plastic objects. Scientists are applying the concept to everything from printing tools from moon rock to now creating artif…

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Cute Animation Explains Coral Reefs (Video)

By Jaymi Heimbuch, TreeHugger World Resources Institute has created a great short video that explains what coral reefs are, why they're so important, and the threats we're posing to their health. …

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Corals Are Dying — From Herpes?!

  Scientists have long been concerned about the decline of the world's coral, and the fragile ecosystems that develop around them. There are a number of reasons for this decline -- global warm…

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Electric Reefs Help Save Bali’s Marine Life

A Disneyland of manmade reefs off a Bali beach is helping save the tropical island's marine life. The reef system has been created by using electricity to "grow" coral on steel structures. Scien…

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75% of Earth’s Coral Reefs Threatened

Three quarters of the world's coral reefs are threatened by agricultural runoff, shipping, overfishing, coastal development, pollution, climate change, warming seas and ocean acidification accordin…

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how about just going out for a walk in nature.....

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