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Probiotic bacteria could save coral reefs

By Tiffanie Turnbull
Updated June 11 2020 - 10:41am, first published 10:35am
A good dose of probiotic bacteria can boost coral health on the Great Barrier Reef.
A good dose of probiotic bacteria can boost coral health on the Great Barrier Reef.

Scientists have uncovered an unlikely way to boost coral health to help it withstand times of heat stress - a good dose of probiotic bacteria.

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