The secret behind coral reef diversity? Time, lots of time

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  1. The secret behind coral reef diversity? Time, lots of time

    One of the world's premier diving destinations owes its reputation as a hot spot of marine biodiversity to being undisturbed over millions of years, according to ecologists. The researchers conclude that patterns of high diversity may take tens of millions of years to arise, but can be wiped out in a few years by human impacts.

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