Maddie Stone, Earther
In the inky depths of the Gulf of Mexico, pearly white corals crisscross the seafloor, their translucent tentacles swaying to the current like flower petals on a midnight breeze. Lophelia pertusa brings life to what is often considered a cold, dead wastelandand now, scientists are now bringing it back to the surface in the hopes that it help can restore dying coral reefs worldwide.
Original Title: The Quest to Discover Super-Corals in the Deep Sea
Full Text of the Original Article: https://www.realclearscience.com/2018/11/23/the_quest_to_discover_super-corals_in_the_deep_sea_283725.html