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Alien Invasion

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Dust Busting

Gene Shinn's Home Page at FAMU & UVI

USGS page for Coral Mortality and African Dust
This United States Geological Survey site gives us satellite images of the dust storms, a photo gallery filled with images of coral, a history of the corals mortality, and more information the work of Gene Shinn.

Life on the Reef
Learn more about coral reef systems in this expedition with the American Museum of Natural History.

Desert Storms Could Be the Kiss of Death for Coral
An Environmental News Network article about dust from Africa and the problems it is causing for coral populations.

African Wind Brings Microbes to U.S.
On this ABC news site, watch video and learn more about dust storms bringing fungi and bacteria to the U.S.

Aspergillus Web Site
Learn more about the common fungi that has been killing the Caribbean coral.

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The Silence of the Birds  
  Green Invader  
  The Silken Tree Eaters  
  Dust Busting  
 
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