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2011-03-21 07:22:45

Fish are not as dumb as people sometimes think: marine scientists have found that fish that are regularly hunted with spearguns are much more wary and keep their distance from fishers.

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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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2011-02-15 09:25:47

More than a third of coral reef fish species are in jeopardy of local extinction from the impacts of climate change on coral reefs, a new scientific study has found.

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2011-01-27 11:01:59

Researchers at Australia’s leading coral reef research centre have developed a way to protect both coral reef fish - and the interests of fishers.

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2010-08-04 14:02:31

The growing amount of human noise pollution in the ocean could lead fish away from good habitat and off to their death.

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2010-07-07 08:15:36

Humanity’s rising CO2 emissions could have a significant impact on the world’s fish populations according to groundbreaking new research carried out in Australia.

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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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2009-05-13 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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2009-02-10 08:21:58

Overfishing on coral reefs isn't simply caused by too many people, according to a new report published in the February 10th issue of Current Biology, a Cell Press publication.


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