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Here come robotic fishes that could help scientists improve underwater vehicles used to study fragile coral reefs, repair damaged deep-sea oil rigs or investigate sunken ships.
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A new study has revealed that coral reefs may be able to adapt to moderate climate warming, improving their chance of surviving through the end of this century, if there are large reductions in carbon dioxide emissions.
Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 08:32
Scientists studying reefs off Australia said Thursday sharks play a fundamental role in the health of coral, and overfishing of them made reefs more vulnerable to global warming and weather disasters.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 14:34
Australian marine scientists have linked the declining Shark population to damage on coral reefs off the country`s north-west coast.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 21, 2013, 16:04
A new computer simulation has revealed the epic, ocean-spanning journeys travelled by millimetre-sized coral larvae through the world`s seas.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 11, 2013, 22:13
The Research published in Atmospheric Science Letters said it could give coral a fifty year `breathing space` to recover from acidification and warming.
Last Updated: Saturday, June 29, 2013, 21:34
A new study suggests that deep cuts in carbon dioxide emissions are required to prevent coral reefs around the world from dying off.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 04, 2013, 12:38
Two missing species of shark were discovered in a new analysis of weapons made from shark teeth and used by 19th century islanders.
Last Updated: Thursday, February 28, 2013, 18:13
Increasing acidity in oceans, caused by heightened levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2), may be strangling shallow coral reefs, says a new study.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 16:44
Coral reefs across the world are at risk if the carbon emissions are not reduced, says a study.
Last Updated: Monday, February 11, 2013, 12:36
Many Caribbean coral reefs are either going into decline or being eroded, say researchers.
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.
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