The Stressful Reasons Corals Are Becoming More Colorful

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Scientists have found Coral reefs in new, dazzling colors, but this is a warning that the reefs are stressed out.

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https://www.cell.com/current-biology/fulltext/S0960-9822(20)30571-6
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Image Sources:

https://www.cell.com/current-biology/fulltext/S0960-9822(20)30571-6
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