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Coral detectives: Steneck, student team study reef health in Dominican Republic - College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture - University of Maine
The coast of the Dominican Republic is home to coral reefs, the world’s most biodiverse marine ecosystems. But the reefs are rapidly degrading, threatened by the effects of climate change, overfishing and other human activities. University of Maine researcher Bob Steneck and UMaine students traveled there May 12–25 to collect data, increase knowledge and diagnose …