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Corals are suffering their own pandemic, and its results could be just as dire

Stony coral tissue loss disease is causing severe damage with wide-reaching consequences

07 June 2021 - 20:18 By Teresa Tomassoni

Two years ago, Alizée Zimmermann could hardly name more than a few species of coral. But as a native of Turks and Caicos and a scuba instructor with thousands of dives under her belt, she knew something was wrong when she saw some of the islands’ oldest and largest corals disintegrating before her eyes...

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