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Coral Sperm Frozen to Protect Australia’s Great barrier Reef

Coral sperm in Australia's Great Barrier Reef is being cryogenically frozen to protect some of the animal species from extinction.  A sperm bank has been set up hundreds of kilometers away at a zoo in the New South Wales outback that should allow researchers to re-introduce the samples into the Reef in the future. The coral sperm bank is an insurance policy against the various threats that the Great Barrier Reef faces, such as warming temperatures, ocean acidification and...

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