The Big Story: July 27, 2020

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Schoolmaster snappers congregating around the soft corals on the fringing reefs of Bonaire. (Credit: Alexandra Dubel)Schoolmaster snappers congregating around the soft corals on the fringing reefs of Bonaire. (Credit: Alexandra Dubel)

A study by Florida State University researchers shows that the decline of living hard coral on reefs around the world doesn’t signal a threat to the entire reef’s future. Assistant Professor of Geography Sarah Lester, along with Assistant Professors of Biological Science Andrew Rassweiler and Sophie McCoy, helped lead the study, published in the journal Global Change Biology.

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