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This “coral ark” aims to save the world’s precious reefs – Lonely Planet Travel News

Plans for the world’s first dedicated coral conservation facility have been revealed near the Great Barrier Reef in North Queensland, Australia.

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The project is led by the Great Barrier Reef Legacy (GBR Legacy), who have just unveiled designs by Contreras Earl Architecture. It will be a next-generation design incorporating  renewable energy that creates optimal conditions for coral storage while minimizing energy consumption and solar gain – a living coral ark. The primary goal of the facility is to keep alive and nurture over 800 species of the worlds hard corals preserving them for future generations to enjoy and ensuring the survival of…

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