The Florida Aquarium has made a breakthrough that will help save "America's Great Barrier Reef," the third largest coral reef in the world.
For the first time in world history, the aquarium in Tampa, Florida has successfully reproduced ridged cactus coral in human care.
The corals are just one of a variety of species rescued from Florida's waters by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and NOAA Fisheries after coral reefs in the state began undergoing a major disease outbreak that started in 2014.
by Alaa Elassar, CNN
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