Can the coral reefs be saved? Marine biologist Dr Mary Hagedorn has adapted human IVF techniques to freeze coral sperm and is now beginning to successfully grow corals.
Coral reefs around the world are rapidly being degraded by a number of human activities including over-fishing, coastal development, and the introduction of sewage fertiliser and sediment. Climate change is also a major cause of coral reef destruction. Coral reefs are often described as “the rainforests of the sea”, as they are home […]