[USA] For corals, color is more than superficial. Across the tropical Pacific, one species of reef-building coral, known as rice coral, comes Continue reading Coral color is more than cosmetic
[Global] As ocean temperatures rise, more and more coral reefs are experiencing bleaching events, which turn corals white. Although Continue reading Genetically engineered corals could help save the coral reefs
[Australia] Scientists observed the bleaching of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef early this year using satellite images. While capturing Continue reading Sentinel-2 satellite images show Great Barrier Reef bleaching
[Global] In the space of geologic seconds, coral reefs that took millions of years to grow are dying – and it’s our fault. Humans have Continue reading Here’s how our fossil fuel addiction is killing coral reefs
[Global] There are many other reefs across the globe that are dying, and no one seems to care. Continue reading Does a new era of bleaching beckon for Indian Ocean coral reefs?
[Global] The bond between coral and algae, on which an entire ecosystem rests, must be protected. Continue reading The reef knot
Wide portions of windward Oahu’s coral reef are suffering from serious bleaching due to “stress,” scientists reportedly said on Friday.
The higher-than-normal ocean Continue reading Oahu Coral Reef Suffers Massive Serious Bleaching Due to ‘Stress’
Some coral communities in the waters off Sai Kung are dying at a faster rate than in previous years and in other areas, divers and green activists have warned.
And they say the chemicals in some Continue reading Sai Kung coral hit by rapid die-off
[USA] 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 Continue reading For corals adapting to climate change, it’s survival of the fattest — and most flexible
[6th, May 2014] Chase Martin is a media relations intern for Oceana, the largest international organization focused solely on protecting the world’s oceans. He contributed this article to Live Science’s Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights. The industrial age of fossil fuels has severely changed the Earth’s ocean ecosystems. Our oceans absorb about one-third of human-caused carbon-dioxide, but unfortunately rising emissions have surpassed what the oceans can sustainably absorb… Continue reading As Coral Bleaching Continues, Reefs in Peril