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Parental experience may help coral offspring survive climate change


August 6, 2015

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A new study from scientists at the University of Hawai'i-Mânoa's Hawai'i Institute of Marine Biology reveals that preconditioning adult corals to increased temperature and ocean acidification resulted in offspring that may be better able to handle those future environmental stressors. This rapid transgenerational acclimatization may be able to "buy time" for corals in the race against climate change.Full Story

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University of Hawaii at Manoa

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