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Center of the Center

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April 9, 2012
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Stretching from Indonesia to Malaysia to the Philippines, the Coral Triangle covers less than one percent of the world’s ocean surface yet it contains more sea creatures than anywhere else on the planet. A team of researchers travels to the epicenter of the Coral Triangle to launch a five-year genetic study to determine where such great biodiversity came from and how it’s connected to all other marine life on Earth. One theory suggests that the Coral Triangle is so diverse because it is the origin of all life found in our oceans.


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