Coral Reefs

Can coral reefs survive rapid pace of climate change?

Can coral reefs survive rapid pace of climate change?

The researchers from ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies (Coral CoE) at James Cook University and the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) have recommended for future research.

Sep 02, 2017, 13:10 PM IST
Sunscreens may protect your skin, but they may be destroying coral reefs!

Sunscreens may protect your skin, but they may be destroying coral reefs!

With these findings, the scientists have reason to believe that climate change is not the only one to blame where coral damage is concerned.

Apr 29, 2017, 17:05 PM IST
Halting global warming only way to save Australia's Great Barrier Reef

Halting global warming only way to save Australia's Great Barrier Reef

Climate change is the single greatest threat to the Great Barrier Reef, said co-author professor Morgan Pratchett, from Queensland's James Cook University.

Mar 16, 2017, 10:48 AM IST
Scientists to test 50 coral reefs to seek ways to counter climate change

Scientists to test 50 coral reefs to seek ways to counter climate change

Last year was the warmest on record the third time in a row, damaging corals from Australia`s Great Barrier Reef to the Caribbean, a loss for fragile species and a threat to coastal economies in the magnitude of billions of dollars.

Feb 24, 2017, 14:17 PM IST
Corals affected by climate change recover deficiently, says study

Corals affected by climate change recover deficiently, says study

As per the study, corals that survive rapid bleaching fuelled by climate change are deeply damaged an have little chances of recovery.

Jan 26, 2017, 13:40 PM IST

'World witnessed longest bleaching event in past two years'

In 2016, bleaching hit 90 per cent of coral on the iconic Great Barrier Reef and killed more than 20 per cent of the reef's coral, researchers said.

Jan 05, 2017, 20:44 PM IST
Deep sea corals face threat from climate change, global warming

Deep sea corals face threat from climate change, global warming

As per the report, North Atlantic coral populations face this threat and scientists have warned that changing winter weather conditions may upset fragile marine ecosystems.

Nov 28, 2016, 13:57 PM IST
Could 3D printing save our coral reefs? - Watch

Could 3D printing save our coral reefs? - Watch

The WWF estimates that 50% of the world's coral reefs has disappeared in the last 30 years. 

Aug 29, 2016, 14:13 PM IST