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The Race to Rebuild the World’s Coral Reefs

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The Race to Rebuild the World’s Coral Reefs

A Million Little Pieces: The Race to Rebuild the World's Coral Reefs

Nearly half of these ocean ecosystems have been wiped out since 1950. One man is on a mission to reverse that - by speed-growing coral in hyperefficient nurseries.

LISA CARNE WAS swimming through a bed of seagrass in northern Belize when she saw a hunk of elkhorn coeal lying loose on the sandy bottom. She paused to look at it. With its rich amber color and antler-like branches, the fragment seemes alive despite having broken off from its mother colony. A professional diver, Carne was struck with an idea: What if she picked this up and moved it to a patch of dead reef? What if she did it over and over again?

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