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Coral Reefs Act Like Sunscreen
Charles Choi
ScienceNOW Daily News
November 30, 2009

Coral Reefs Act Like Sunscreen | Coral Reef Alliance
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Living on a coral reef is a bit like living in a tanning bed. As the sun's rays shine through the water and reflect off the reef, they strike corals, their symbiotic photosynthetic algae, and other inhabitants from above and below. So what keeps these creatures from being fried? A new study suggests...
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