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The Unexamined Marine Diversity In The 'Coral Triangle'
2014-10-09 03:46:26

Research on zoantharians, a group of animals related to corals and anemones, has demonstrated how little we know about marine diversity in the so-called "center of marine biodiversity" located in the central Indo-Pacific Ocean.

Food Security Of Pacific Islands Threatened By Climate
2013-07-23 12:35:37

Isolated in the middle of the ocean, Pacific islands rely closely on fishing for their economy and food security.

Corals Shrinking Around Equator Thanks To Global Warming
2012-12-11 14:34:21

A new study showed that when sea surface temperatures increased by about 0.7 degrees Celsius during the last interglacial warm period, the Earth’s equatorial regions saw their corals shrink.

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2011-06-27 08:20:00

Scientists have made spectacular discoveries of more than a thousand new species on the island of New Guinea and its waters from 1998 to 2008, according to environmental group World Wildlife Fund (WWF).

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2011-05-13 09:45:00

Scientists from the Arlington Virginia-based Conservation International have discovered eight new fish and one new coral species off the coast Indonesia’s Bali island.

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2011-02-25 12:59:18

Thriving coral triangle depends on S China Sea and Solomon Islands for reef diversity.

2011-02-22 12:47:30

An international scientific team has shown that strong links between the corals reefs of the south China sea, West Pacific and Coral Triangle hold the key to preserving fish and marine resources in the Asia-Pacific region.

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2009-05-19 09:34:02

An Australian-led World Wild Life study predicts worldwide catastrophic losses of coral by the end of this century due to climate change. The WWF-commissioned study, led by University of Queensland Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg, determined coral reefs could disappear entirely from the Coral Triangle region of the Pacific Ocean, thereby threatening the food supply and livelihoods for about 100 million people. Researchers said averting such a catastrophe will depend on quick and effective global...

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2009-05-14 15:15:00

Representatives from over 70 nations at the World Ocean Conference in Indonesia are asking for oceans to be included on the agenda of global climate change talks aimed at finding a successor to the Kyoto Protocol.

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2009-05-13 16:20:00

Coral reefs could disappear entirely from the Coral Triangle region of the Pacific Ocean by the end of the century unless significant reductions in greenhouse gas emissions are achieved, the environmental group World Wildlife Fund (WWF) warned on Wednesday.


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  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.