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UnDisciplined: these two marine species are sticking together to battle climate change

Ian Sutton

Some tidal species just don't do very well in the heat — and these organisms are at obvious risk as our planet warms up. But new research is pointing to a surprising survival strategy for some animals on the rugged Pacific coast: they're sticking together. Literally.

Laura Jurgens is an assistant professor in the department of marine biology at Texas A&M University at Galveston. Her work is focused on solving problems in coastal marine conservation and sustainability.

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