What Bikini Atoll Looks Like Today

Sixty years after the nuclear tests, the groundwater is contaminated and the coconuts are radioactive. But are the coral reefs thriving?

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Understanding and Sustaining a Biodiverse Planet

Increase knowledge of the evolutionary and ecological history of species and ecosystems, and the processes responsible for population declines and extinction.

Understand how species interactions, climate change, habitat fragmentation, diseases, environmental contaminants, and invasions of exotic species affect the survival of species and the functioning of ecosystems.

 

ERC Grand Challenges Network: for inquiry, for project design, for activism. 

 NASA Landsat satellite image GeoTIFF archive,  http://glovis.usgs.gov

NASA Landsat satellite image GeoTIFF archive, http://glovis.usgs.gov