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Coral morals

Warming waters are killing coral. Is it ethical to breed bleaching-resistant coral? Hear different opinions on the ethics of assisted gene flow.

Interactive 10 min interactive
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1 h 0 min activity

Ethical reflection: Should we create a supercoral? Students learn about genetic modification and assisted gene flow, then consider the pros and cons of genetically modifying coral. Finally, they reflect on how scientific innovation can lead to both beneficial and negative effects.

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