Scientists Are Breeding ‘Super Corals’ To Save Reefs From Global Warming

For thousands of years, human beings have been by tinkering with the breeding habits of plants and animals.

Now, as one of our favorite underwater features faces serious threats from warming oceans, acidification, pollution and overfishing, scientists are rallying to breed a better future for coral reefs.

Using selective breeding, researchers at the University of Hawaii at Manoa have begun experimenting with “super corals” that can withstand future ocean conditions.

Click the link below to read the full article.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/scientists-breeding-super-corals-in-attempt-to-save-worlds-reefs_563fa821e4b0411d30716868?utm_hp_ref=climate-change

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