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Grief on the coral reef


Most Corals May Not Change Their Symbionts, Tamar L. Goulet, Marine Ecology Progress Series, 321: 1-7, 2006

Fisheries Management: Progress Towards Sustainability, McClanahan TR, Castilla JC (2007), Blackwell Publishers, London.

Report on the Florida Reefs, 1880, Louis Agassiz. Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, Vol. VII, No. 1. Plate I.

Coral Reefs and Global Climate Change: Robert Buddemeir, Joan Kleypas and Richard Aronson, Pew Center on Global Climate Change, 2004.

Altered Oceans in L.A. Times.

NOAA's Coral Reef Conservation

Project Living Coral

Sights and Sounds of a Reef

Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network

Coral Reef Status, 2002

What about Cryopreservation?

The Mother Jones Reef Action Atlas

Reef Slideshow at National Geographic

We'll miss you, Steve!

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