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Some open ocean waters teeming with an abundance of life

11 days ago   |   By Science Daily

Since Charles Darwin's day, the abundance of life on coral reefs has been puzzling, given that most oceanic surface waters in the tropics are low in nutrients and unproductive. But now research has confirmed that the food web of a coral reef in the Maldives relies heavily on what comes in from the open ocean.
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Biden to mark 'Bloody Sunday' by signing voting-rights order

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