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UK's oldest deep-water Marine Protected Area successfully protects coral reefs

UK’s oldest deep-water Marine Protected Area successfully protects coral reefs

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Deep, cold-water corals are very slow to recover from damage, a new, unique study shows. Therefore, say researchers, deep-water Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) protect vulnerable marine ecosystems most effectively when they are put in place before that damage occurs.

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