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A 360-degree Tour of the Mysterious, Magical Corals of Palau


Palau’s vibrant corals are thriving, despite some of the warmest and most acidic waters in the world. In this virtual reality experience, Lukas Isall from the Palau International Research Centre explains how unlocking the mystery of Palau’s corals might help in the fight against climate change.

What Works Well

This video is a look at the work being done to protect the coral reef off the coast of Palau, part of the shallow marine waters biome.


  • Agriculture & Natural Resources
  • Biological (Life) Sciences


biome, bleaching, climate change, coral reef, diving, environmental health, palau, research, shallow marine waters


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