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Coral reefs cover less than one percent of the seafloor, and yet they’re home to a quarter of all marine life, making them some of the most biodiverse places on Earth. But their future looks bleak. Decades of environmental threats like warming waters and ocean acidification have pushed reefs to the brink. Can we use science to bring them back?
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Host/Editor-In-Chief: Joe Hanson, Ph.D.
Writer: Dyllan Furness
Creative Director: David Schulte
Editors/Animators: Derek Borsheim
Producers: Stephanie Noone & Amanda Fox
Story Editor: Alex Reich
Produced by PBS Digital Studios
Theme Music: Eric Friend/Optical Audio
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