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Climate change suspended coral reef growth for centuries

Last Updated: Saturday, July 07, 2012, 10:19

Intense climate change drove coral reefs to a total ecosystem collapse lasting thousands of years, a study has revealed.

Seagrass could help cut acidity level in water surrounding coral reefs

Last Updated: Monday, June 25, 2012, 10:08

Seagrass could help reduce the acidity of water surrounding coral reefs, protecting them from erosion, scientists have found.

Cardinal fish make sacrifices to play great dads

Last Updated: Friday, March 09, 2012, 11:38

Cardinal fish can go to great lengths to protect their young. That means starving or even putting up with a jealous spouse - and often, dying young for their sake, a study reveals.

Corals commit ‘suicide’ as Earth warms

Last Updated: Saturday, November 19, 2011, 13:06

Australian scientists have discovered the molecular mechanism that leads to mass death of corals worldwide as the Earth’s climate changes.