Cara Fiore

Cara Fiore

Feb 03, 2015

Group 6 Copy 1,382
0
    Please wait...

    About This Project

    Sponges are nature's filtration systems; they can filter up to 50,000 times their own volume in a day. Changes to coral ecosystems from climate change make reef sponges increasingly important. This project takes one of the first steps to explore the impact of sponges on nutrient availability on coral reefs.

    Contributions are tax deductible, and backers will get timely labnote field updates. We invite you to ask questions and connect with us directly in the comments - we'd love to hear from you!

    Blast off!

    Browse Other Projects on Experiment

    Related Projects

    How Can We Use the Snapping Shrimp’s Hunting Ability in Everyday Engineering Applications?

    Alpheus heterochaelis, better known as the Pistol Shrimp, possesses an over-sized claw that creates a cavitation...

    Why be social? The costs and benefits of sociality in spiders

    Sociality in spiders is extremely rare, but it has evolved several times. This begs the question: why be social...

    Increasing survival of macaw chicks using foster macaw parents in the wild

    Wild Scarlet Macaw populations are declining due to the illegal trade and habitat loss. Although Scarlet Macaws...

    Backer Badge Funded