Buried Treasure– Researcher investigates how coral reef thrives in polluted bay.

Buried Treasure– Researcher investigates how coral reef thrives in polluted bay.

When Penn State marine biologist Mónica Medina saw a garden of living coral under 10 feet of murky water, her first thought was automatic: How could a reef be thriving here, starved of light and choked with sediment and pollution? It’s a question whose answers may have global implications. 

Curtis Parker