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Watch Dan Distel’s Darwin Festival Talk!

Did you know that there is currently a marine ecosystem off the coast of Alabama that is being powered by an ancient undersea forest!? OGL’s Dan Distel gave an amazing talk about how this is possible at Salem State’s Darwin Festival in February. If you missed it, you can catch it here:

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