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August 30, 2016

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August 30, 2016

June 23, 2016 — Good bacteria could be the key to keeping coral healthy, able to withstand the impacts of global warming and to secure the long term survival of reefs worldwide, say ... read more

June 23, 2016 — Changes in gene expression were found when coral and algae begin to ... read more

'Coral Zombies' May Spell Doom for Coral Reefs Around World

June 21, 2016 — Scientists have known for a while that coral reefs around the world are dying, and in a worst-case scenario they were counting on large, healthy-looking corals to repopulate. But a new study shows ... read more

June 20, 2016 — A new NOAA outlook shows that many coral reefs across around the world will likely be exposed to higher-than-normal sea temperatures for an unprecedented third year in a row, leading to increased ... read more

Heat Sickens Corals in Global Bleaching Event

June 20, 2016 — Australian scientists report that many surviving corals affected by mass bleaching from high sea temperatures on the northern Great Barrier Reef are the sickest they have ever ... read more

June 15, 2016 — In one of the largest global studies of its kind, researchers conducted over 6,000 reef surveys in 46 countries across the globe, and discovered 15 'bright spots' -- places where, against ... read more

Algorithm Ranks Thermotolerance of Algae

June 13, 2016 — A new tool could play an important role in the race to save coral reefs and in any application that relies on rankings. The novel algorithm could help assess and predict the future of coral bleaching ... read more

Fishing Prohibitions Produce More Sharks Along With Problems for Fishing Communities

June 8, 2016 — Scientists have good news about fishing closures established in Indonesia's shark sanctuary, which are good for sharks and other fish. The bad news: People who rely on shark fishing for their ... read more

June 7, 2016 — In a three-year effort to understand the effects of known stressors such as overfishing and nutrient pollution on coral reefs, scientists made a totally unexpected finding: A normally healthy ... read more

June 7, 2016 — Coral reefs are declining around the world because a combination of factors -- overfishing, nutrient pollution, and pathogenic disease -- ultimately become deadly in the face of higher ocean ... read more

May 25, 2016 — Clownfish became a household name over a decade ago when Disney released the movie 'Finding Nemo.' The colorful fish are now at risk due to bleaching of their sea anemone homes in the ... read more

May 24, 2016 — A report commissioned by the United Nations offers a glimmer of hope to those managing the impact of bleaching on the world's coral reefs, including the Great Barrier Reef. The 35 authors of the ... read more

May 24, 2016 — Scientists have conducted the world's most comprehensive analysis of coral genes, focusing on how their evolution has allowed corals to interact with and adapt to the ... read more

May 23, 2016 — Tuna fishers who network with their competition may be able to stop thousands of sharks a year from being accidentally captured and killed in the Pacific Ocean, according to new ... read more

May 20, 2016 — A new study highlights the urgent need for action to save our coral reefs as 59 species of finfish disappear from catches over past 65 ... read more

Rich Coral Communities Discovered in Palamós Submarine Canyon in the Northwestern Mediterranian Sea

May 20, 2016 — A scientific team has found in La Fonera canyon, also known as the Palamós canyon in the Northwestern Mediterranian Sea, deep-water coral communities, a marine ecosystem which is very vulnerable to ... read more

May 16, 2016 — Fish provide protein to billions of people and are an especially critical food source in the developing world. Today marine biologists confirmed a key factor that could help them thrive through the ... read more

May 16, 2016 — Australian researchers have raised fresh concerns that a major shipping disaster could harm the Great Barrier Reef, with new research revealing coal dust in seawater can kill corals and slow down the ... read more

May 10, 2016 — Scientists have discovered rapidly rising seasonal sea temperatures are the likely trigger for coral reproduction allowing them to predict when mass spawning will ... read more

May 10, 2016 — Coral bleaching and death can have dramatic repercussions for how small reef fish learn about and avoid predators, say researchers after a world first ... read more

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