Your FAQs About Coral Reefs, Answered

We all know coral reefs are beautiful…but to many of us, they are also a bit of a mystery. 

Here at CORAL, we are dedicated to saving the world’s coral reefs and regularly receive questions about what they are and why they’re so important. To clear up your doubts, Dr. Helen Fox, CORAL’s Conservation Science Director, is answering your most frequently asked questions about coral reefs. 

Fox is a trained coral reef ecologist and has more than 20 years of experience working in science and conservation. She is passionate about sharing her extensive knowledge and, like all of us at CORAL, she is fully committed to saving these valuable underwater ecosystems.

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