Primary producers in all of these ecosystems vary. In rainforests, the primary producers include trees, shrubs, and epiphytes. An epiphyte is a plant that grows on another plant but it not directly parasitic. 351 more words
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Reef-safe sunscreen exists!
It’s March! That means spring and the sweet prospect of melting snow and beaches. For many of us it also means spring break, and that summer is right around the corner. 476 more words
Researchers develop novel approach to understand both human and environmental impacts on coral reef health across the Hawaiian Islands.
Many of Hawaii’s once-thriving coral reefs are now struggling to recover from recent extreme coral bleaching caused by rising water temperatures. 659 more words