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During periods of warming-induced stress, the coral polyps shrink inward only to reemerge years later and revitalize dead colonies.

The American Association for the Advancement of Science’s Pacific Division will convene later this month on the Big Island of Hawaii to highlight research on subjects such as the effects of climate change on coral reefs and Hawaiian mountains under the banner of “Pacific Science.”
National Park Week runs April 18–26 this year. Visit a park near you to celebrate!