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Drilling in the deep

WHOI post-doctoral researcher Neal Cantin (left) and MIT/WHOI Joint Program student Casey Saenger (right) collect tissue samples from a Diploastrea coral near a Red Sea cement plant. Cantin and other WHOI researchers are exploring the anthropogenic impacts on the reef in the region. The coral's tissue is expected to re-grow over the sampled region in the next year. (Photo by Pat Lohmann, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)


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