3 March 2023
#AntarcticLog: Branching Out
Posted by Shane Hanlon
#AntarcticLog is a series of sciart comics by Karen Romano Young. You can find the originals here.
Coral keeps on doing the unexpected — as in this week’s two stories from vastly different coral ecosystems.
There’s no denying the impact of climate change on corals: higher water temperatures, changing sea levels, increased ocean acidification.
But there’s good news in coral’s response — in some cases, with human help.
Dave Vaughn’s discovery was put to work nearby; then researchers like Hanna Koch saw it come to fruition.
Hope springs worldwide, such as the SHEBA Hope Reef in Sulawesi, Indonesia.
–Karen Romano Young is a writer, artist, deep-sea diver, and polar explorer. Follow her on Twitter & Instagram. Want to showcase your sciart? Consider writing a guest post for us.