This Web site from the Australian Academy of Science presents "reliable and up-to-date information" about coral reefs as part of Nova: Science in the News. This online educational series provides background information on timely issues to secondary school teachers (or any other interested reader). Visitors will find a brief overview of the biology and environmental status of coral reefs and an explanation of the effects of global climate change on these important ecosystems. For more in-depth information, the site provides a well-chosen selection of external links as well as citation information for print resources. Links to a wide selection of coral-related classroom activities, covering a range of grade levels from other organizations, are also available.
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