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Thursday, May 23, 2013
Increased acidity strangling shallow reefs
Increasing acidity in oceans, caused by heightened levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2), may b...
Coral reefs at risk from carbon emissions
Coral reefs across the world are at risk if the carbon emissions are not reduced, says a study.
Erosion catching up with Caribbean reefs: Study
Many Caribbean coral reefs are either going into decline or being eroded, say researchers.
Human activity most damaging to Indian ocean reefs
Human activity - rather than climate change - has been found to be the main cause of catastrophic de...
`China`s economic boom savages 80% coral reefs`
China`s coral reefs have suffered a devastating 80 percent decline in recent decades, driven mainly ...
`Acidification may wipe out corals in one generation`
The world`s coral reefs may be wiped out within a single generation thanks to the ravages caused by ...
Warming casts shadow over survival of coral reefs
Unless greenhouse gas emissions are curtailed, there is little hope for the survival of coral reefs,...
Underwater robots to repair Scotland’s coral reefs
Researchers are developing underwater robots that have been tasked with saving coral reefs.
Coral reefs could be saved by improving water quality
Researchers have found that an imbalance of nutrients in reef waters can increase the bleaching susc...
Indo-Pacific corals more resilient than Caribbean twins
Corals of the Great Barrier Reef in Australia and Indo-Pacific region recover faster from stress tha...
Snails clear seaweed to keep coral reefs beautiful
Tiny snails keep coral reefs and seashores stunningly beautiful by getting rid of the ugly seaweed, ...
Some corals unfazed by global warming
Unfazed by the most severe ecological threats, some coral reefs may yet be adapting to warmer oceans...
Sea cucumbers could protect endangered corals
Tropical sea cucumbers could protect coral reefs from the devastating effects of climate change, a n...
Parrotfish play vital role in preserving coral reefs
Parrotfish remove sick and dead corals and clean areas for new corals to settle.
Fish helps coral reefs recover
Worldwide, coral reefs are being increasingly disturbed by environmental events that are causing the...
Coral reefs on brink of extinction as oceans becoming acidic
Coral reefs are facing the threat of extinction as oceans are increasingly becoming acidic.
`Fault-finding` coral reefs can predict site of future earthquakes
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`
Local pressures especially overfishing and destructive fishing are causing many reefs to degrade.
More warm, acidic oceans will require greater reef care
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
A study has found that overfished reef systems have more sea urchins—organisms that in turn eat cora...
Coral reefs across Indian Ocean dying: Experts
International marine scientists have said that coral reefs across Indian Ocean are dying.
Coral reefs first time discovered in Mediterranean
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
Coral larvae, just like their older counterparts, can use sound as a cue to find coral reefs, found ...
Death of coral reefs could devastate nations
Coral reefs are dying, and scientists and governments around the world are contemplating what will h...
Cold snap killing Florida`s coral reefs
The polar snap enveloping much of the United States in record cold has been killing off coral reefs ...
Survey reveals massive public support for saving coral reefs
One of the first set of studies to examine what tourists and recreation enthusiasts actually think a...
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