Latest Coral bleaching Stories
New research in Australia has found disturbing new evidence to show that the worldâ€™s coral reefs may be in more immediate danger than some experts previously considered.
Scientists are using satellites to expand a network to watch for ocean temperature increases that can harm fragile ecosystems worldwide.
By Jonathan Adams At this seaside resort on Taiwan's southern tip, annual typhoons blast sludge and sediment onto fragile, shallow-water coral reefs. Hotels and villages sprinkle the reefs with sewage. A nuclear power plant boils them with discharged reactor-cooling water.
By Amy Moellering VALLEY TIMES AT BACK-TO-SCHOOL NIGHT, parents of students in Jennifer O'Shea's dual-immersion class at Valley View Elementary School in Pleasanton enjoyed more than an overview of the year ahead.
By Anonymous Coral reefs in the Indo-Pacific Ocean have largely recovered from the devastating hot water the off, or "bleaching event," that killed up to 90 percent of corals on some reefs in 1998, researchers announced last month.
Conservation zones for coral reefs are in the wrong place to protect the vulnerable ecosystems from climate change, scientists warned yesterday.
By EMILY BEAMENT Conservation zones for coral reefs are in the wrong place to protect the vulnerable ecosystems from climate change, scientists warned today.
By Robert Nolin & Rafael A. Olmeda, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Jul. 7--When it comes to the health of South Florida's coral reefs, the prognosis is not as gloomy as it could be. But it's not that sunny, either.
Scientists said nearly half of all coral reef ecosystems under U.S. jurisdiction are in poor or fair condition. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said coral reefs are under threat from coastal development, fishing, sedimentation and recreational use.
New model will be helpful in designing future marine reserves
- Growing in low tufty patches.