Coral reef restoration

Smithsonian scientists help pave the way for large-scale coral reef restoration

As global warming, acidification and disease threaten a healthy future for the world’s coral reefs, conservationists have in recent years turned to the lab to study advanced reproductive methods, especially cryopreservation – or freezing. coral eggs, sperm and other materials – as a tool to produce coral larvae. A new article from the Smithsonian Conservation […]