The Nature of Things Reef Rescue

Over the past 30 years, roughly half of the planet’s coral has been lost. These vital underwater ecosystems are being damaged by pollution and overfishing. But rising water temperatures due to climate change are having the most catastrophic effect of all. There are glimmers of hope in the form of “super corals” that exist in small numbers in places like the Red Sea and off the urban shorelines of Miami. Reef Rescue follows three intrepid scientists as they race to harness the mysterious power of these corals that seem to resist everything humanity has thrown at them. These scientists are trying to recreate the properties of super corals, to rescue and rebuild dead and dying reefs all over the world.

  • 2020
  • 00:44:09
  • 13-14
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Coral bleaching [LCSH] Coral reef biology [LCSH] Coral reef conservation [LCSH] Coral reef ecology [LCSH] Coral reef management [LCSH] Science [LCSH] Biology [LCSH] Environmental sciences [LCSH]
David T. Suzuki (Director), Susan Rynard (Director), Merit Jensen-Carr (Producer), Sally Blake (Producer), Aaron Floresco (Producer)
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