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Great Barrier Reef particles frozen

Scientists in Australia have succeeded, for the first time, in freezing particles from the Great Barrier Reef.

The Reef is decaying because of rising temperatures in the Pacific.

Now a team based in Sydney has frozen billions of coral cells, with the aim of saving them for the future. Duncan Kennedy reports.

  • 05 Dec 2011
  • From the section Europe