[Global] In a world where 93 percent of the Great Barrier Reef is now damaged, and some 12,000 square kilometres of coral Continue reading Coral bleaching has been caught on video for the first time – and it’s creepy
[USA] That’s not moss, it’s lichen! Next time you are on the trail, you can easily distinguish moss from lichen by getting up close and making some simple observations. Continue reading Vail Daily column: A Rocky Mountain love story
[USA] Coral reefs are an important ecosystem for marine plants, fish and other organisms. Despite making up less than one percent of the Continue reading University marine science senior studies DNA of coral and algae
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.
Scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey and Eckerd College recently published research on a newly discovered refuge for reef-building corals in mangrove habitats of the U.S. Virgin Islands. More than 30 Continue reading Mangroves protecting corals from climate change
[Global] Coral reefs are among the most beautiful ecosystems on Earth—“a jeweled belt around the middle of the planet,” in Continue reading Coral reefs are a $30 billion asset we can’t afford to lose
A 30-year-old Western Australian man has become the second ever in the world to be diagnosed with a Chlorella wound infection.
The finding was published recently by researchers from PathWest… Continue reading Researchers Encounter Rare Infectious Chlorella
[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