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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.

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.

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.

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.

'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.

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.

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. 

NASA's CORAL mission to map coral reefs from 23,000 feet!

NASA's CORAL mission to map coral reefs from 23,000 feet!

Up till now, scientists have been studying coral reefs up close in the water. But now, NASA has decided to study them differently – from 23,000 feet above.

Malaysia comes up with 1 million hectare marine park; allows commercial fishing!

Malaysia comes up with 1 million hectare marine park; allows commercial fishing!

The intention behind creating the marine park is to manage, rather than ban fishing operations entirely.

See pic: Beautiful snapshot of Caribbean coral reefs from space

See pic: Beautiful snapshot of Caribbean coral reefs from space

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Tim Kopra, NASA astronaut yet again mesmerized his followers with his latest tweet of a beautiful image of Caribbean coral reefs from space.

Blowing bubbles through oceans may help protect coral reefs

Blowing bubbles through oceans may help protect coral reefs

"Ocean acidification makes it difficult for corals to calcify and makes it easier to erode these skeletal remains, threatening the integrity of the entire reef," Koweek said.

World about to face longest coral die-off!

World about to face longest coral die-off!

The US National Oceaninc and Atmospheric Administration highlighted this bleaching event in late 2015 and also warned that this process will continue till 2017, making it one of the longest such event on record.

Ocean acidification already taking toll on coral reef growth

Ocean acidification already taking toll on coral reef growth

The research was conducted in a lagoon on the southern Great Barrier Reef in Australia in 2014.  

Chinese fishermen destroy coral reefs in South China Sea

Chinese fishermen destroy coral reefs in South China Sea

Chinese fishermen are deliberately destroying the coral reefs in South China Sea.

Third global bleaching event to impact coral reefs

Third global bleaching event to impact coral reefs

Coral reefs will be subjected to stressful environment conditions due to the third global bleaching event driven by the change in climatic conditions.

Pollution killing corals in Vietnam

Pollution killing corals in Vietnam

Many coral reefs under the sea off Phu Quoc island, off southern Vietnam, have disappeared due to climate change and water pollution over the past several years, the media reported on Monday.