Smologies #13: CORALS with Shayle Matsuda

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Another kid-safe, short episode of Smologies! What IS a coral? Where do they grow and what do they eat and why are they so pretty? What kind of tools do coral scientists use? Why are they so many colors? And what is bleaching? Will changing your sunscreen save coral reefs? The wonderful and charming Cnidariologist Dr. Shayle Matsuda took time out of his busy schedule during a coral spawning event to chat about how magical and beautiful coral can be and why reef health is important.

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Full-length non-Smologies Cnidariology (CORALS) episode — with some swear words

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Sound editing by Mercedes Maitland & Jarrett Sleeper of MindJam Media and Steven Ray Morris

Theme song by Nick Thorburn & remix by Harold Malcolm

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