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Many of the Caribbean`s coral reefs could vanish in the next 20 years, according to a new report which found that healthy coral reefs have declined by about 50 per cent in the past four decades.
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Present day deep-sea fauna like sea urchins, starfish and sea cucumbers may have evolved earlier than previously believed.
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Sea urchins have several genes that are coded for a widely occurring eye protein, opsin, reports the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
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A study has found that overfished reef systems have more sea urchins—organisms that in turn eat coral algae.
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