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In a step forward in the fight against skin cancer, scientists in Australia claimed to have developed a super sunscreen which mimics the natural sun protection used by Great Barrier Reef corals.
Last Updated: Monday, February 04, 2013, 11:29
Some coral reefs in the Arabian or Persian Gulf are surviving harsher temperatures, even though many are gradually dying under the impact of global warming, say researchers.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 03, 2013, 15:50
Scientists mapping the Great Barrier Reef in Australia have discovered the deepest corals yet, 125 metres below the ocean`s surface where waters are as dark as night.
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 12, 2012, 22:40
Corals could quit equitorial seas as the warming trend continues unabated, according to new evidence unearthed by marine scientists.
Last Updated: Monday, October 15, 2012, 13:48
Corals may be more severely impacted by climate warming when they contain too many symbiotic algae
Last Updated: Monday, July 16, 2012, 12:44
Sea levels may rise much higher than previously thought, suggests a new study on fossil corals, which shows how warmer climes in the past promoted dramatic melting of polar ice sheets.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 19, 2012, 15:17
Acidic oceans are dramatically altering the ability of baby corals to sense their surroundings, says a study.
Last Updated: Monday, April 02, 2012, 17:16
Corals may yet be able to survive the acidification of the world`s oceans, escaping the effects of climatic devastation.
Last Updated: Saturday, March 31, 2012, 13:04
Some corals could survive global warming, say scientists.
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.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 17, 2011, 19:32
Scientists have long believed that soft corals, one of the many endangered elements of marine life, are only minor contributors to the structure of coral reefs.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 30, 2010, 09:46
Corals at remote atolls northwest of main Hawaiian islands suffered some bleaching this summer.
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