Scientists race to help corals adapt to warming oceans through assisted evolution.

Reef Rescue NOVA

Premiered April 21, 2021
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Reef Rescue

If oceans continue to warm at the current pace, coral reefs could be wiped out by the end of the century. But scientists from around the globe are rushing to help corals adapt to a changing climate through assisted evolution.

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