Latest Coral bleaching Stories
Certain types of corals, invertebrates of the sea that have been on Earth for millions of years, appear to have found a way to survive some of their most destructive threats by attaching to and growing under mangrove roots.
Making Marine Protected Areas a Global Agenda Item LANDOVER, Md., Aug.
The future health of the world's coral reefs and the animals that depend on them relies in part on the ability of one tiny symbiotic sea creature to get fat—and to be flexible about the type of algae it cooperates with.
Australian scientists are studying degraded reefs off the Northwest Australian coast as the country marks a decade since a massive rezoning of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.
New research by University of Georgia ecologists sheds light on exactly what happens to coral during periods of excessively high water temperatures.
It seems that coral reefs are experiencing something their human counterparts have been for years – a shrinking "empty nest" syndrome.
Marine scientists keen on finding patterns of coral decline and persistence in gradually warming oceans have a complex challenge: how to save reefs containing the most diversity with limited resources.
HOBO® U22 Data Loggers Monitor Potentially Damaging Increases in Local Sea Temperature and Determine Effects on Coral Bourne, MA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014
A team of marine biologists, led by Penn State University, has made a surprising discovery that suggests that very similar looking coral species actually differ in how they survive in harsh environments.
A new study on coral reefs from a team of Florida and Oregon researchers has found common marine pollution doubled the rate of disease among corals and more than tripled the amount of coral bleaching, an early sign of reef stress.
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