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Australia | "Coral ark" to preserve specimens of species planned near Great Barrier Reef


A Noah’s ark-like plan to house hundreds of the world’s most at-risk coral species at a publicly accessible bank next to the Great Barrier Reef could prove an important part of long-term coral conservation, marine biologists say.

The Living Coral Biobank, labelled a “coral ark” by its proponents, would serve as a technologically advanced facility where 800 different types of hard corals would be kept and bred, in the event live samples are needed to revive populations wiped out in nature in the future.


https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/oct/29/we-dont-have-time-to-lose-plans-for-coral-ark-to-help-save-the-worlds-reefs

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