Coral reefs are a rapidly declining, critical ecosystem, and we need to step in now to prevent further deterioration. Technologically speaking, we are in an arms race against a changing climate to develop restoration methods that can mitigate the effect of rapidly deteriorating oceans.
Maddi White from The Lovepost recently published an article called, "Underwater underdogs: the unsung heroes of coral reefs who deserve our attention and protection too". In it, she details the lives and importance of lesser-known coral reef organisms, many of which can be found on IntelliReefs! White outlines the importance of complex, suitable substrates to provides homes for these creatures and foster biodiversity on reefs. See the full article here.