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Some corals unfazed by global warming

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 13, 2012, 13:09

Unfazed by the most severe ecological threats, some coral reefs may yet be adapting to warmer oceans.

Sea cucumbers could protect endangered corals

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 01, 2012, 15:52

Tropical sea cucumbers could protect coral reefs from the devastating effects of climate change, a new finding says.

Parrotfish play vital role in preserving coral reefs

Last Updated: Monday, December 12, 2011, 14:37

Parrotfish remove sick and dead corals and clean areas for new corals to settle.

Fish helps coral reefs recover

Last Updated: Monday, November 14, 2011, 15:24

Worldwide, coral reefs are being increasingly disturbed by environmental events that are causing their decline.

Coral reefs on brink of extinction as oceans becoming acidic

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 31, 2011, 17:43

Coral reefs are facing the threat of extinction as oceans are increasingly becoming acidic.

`Fault-finding` coral reefs can predict site of future earthquakes

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 22, 2011, 17:32

In the wake of Japan disaster, the urgent question is where the next big earthquake will hit.

`75 percent of world`s coral reefs under threat`

Last Updated: Thursday, February 24, 2011, 12:49

Local pressures especially overfishing and destructive fishing are causing many reefs to degrade.

More warm, acidic oceans will require greater reef care

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 15, 2011, 18:07

The more our oceans become warmer & acidic, the harder we will have to work to save coral reefs.

Study finds how sea urchins affect coral reefs’ growth

Last Updated: Saturday, January 15, 2011, 18:43

A study has found that overfished reef systems have more sea urchins—organisms that in turn eat coral algae.

Coral reefs across Indian Ocean dying: Experts

Last Updated: Thursday, October 21, 2010, 18:46

International marine scientists have said that coral reefs across Indian Ocean are dying.

Coral reefs first time discovered in Mediterranean

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 06, 2010, 00:13

Experts have found for the first time an area of reefs with deep-sea corals in the Mediterranean.

Baby corals use sound cues to reach home

Last Updated: Saturday, May 15, 2010, 16:39

Coral larvae, just like their older counterparts, can use sound as a cue to find coral reefs, found researchers.