Coral Reefs

Controlling Crown-of-Thorns Starfish Outbreaks with One Simple Ingredient

Written by on October 9, 2015 in Coral Reefs, Other Marine Life
Controlling Crown-of-Thorns Starfish Outbreaks with One Simple Ingredient

James Cook University scientists have found a cheaper, simpler way to fight Crown of Thorns Starfish outbreaks .

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A New Hope for the World’s Coral Reefs

Written by on September 2, 2015 in Coral Reefs, Marine Life
A New Hope for the World’s Coral Reefs

Scientists have released countless studies demonstrating the detrimental impacts of climate change on coral reefs, but there are a few encouraging stories.

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Coral Reefs Need to Outgrow Sea-Level Rise

Written by on July 29, 2015 in Coral Reefs, Marine Life
Coral Reefs Need to Outgrow Sea-Level Rise

A new study reveals that important Pacific coral reefs could grow quickly enough to keep up with rising sea levels.

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Good News For Coral: Some Are Ready for Warmer Waters

Written by on June 29, 2015 in Coral Reefs, Marine Life
Good News For Coral: Some Are Ready for Warmer Waters

New research reveals that some coral populations already have what it takes to tolerate warm ocean waters.

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Loving the Fantail File Fish of Hawaii

Written by on June 10, 2015 in Coral Reefs, Fish, Marine Life
Loving the Fantail File Fish of Hawaii

There is no better feeling when snorkeling than to see a species of fish or coral that is endemic to the area that you’re in.

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Caribbean Island Reinvesting in Coral Reef Health

Written by on June 3, 2015 in Coral Reefs, Other News
Caribbean Island Reinvesting in Coral Reef Health

A brand new coral garden was recently established in Curacao by the Coral Restoration Foundation (CRF).

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Listening to Dying Coral Reefs

Written by on December 12, 2014 in Coral Reefs, Marine Life
Listening to Dying Coral Reefs

New research reveals that you can actually hear coral reefs dying.

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Strict Fisheries Management Can Counteract Impacts of Climate Change

Written by on November 21, 2014 in Coral Reefs, Fish, Policy & Ocean Law
Strict Fisheries Management Can Counteract Impacts of Climate Change

Strict fisheries and coral reef management counteracts some of the detrimental effects climate disturbances can have on heavily fished reefs.

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Community-Based Fisheries Management Benefits Fish and People

Written by on November 14, 2014 in Coral Reefs, Fish, Policy & Ocean Law
Community-Based Fisheries Management Benefits Fish and People

Letting communities in the developing world create and enforce their own fisheries regulations is more successful than a traditional “top-down” government approach.

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Cold-Water Coral Species Can Recognize Unrelated Individuals

Written by on November 5, 2014 in Coral Reefs, Marine Life
Cold-Water Coral Species Can Recognize Unrelated Individuals

Researchers recently discovered that a cold-water coral species can successfully and flawlessly fuse skeletons with genetically different individuals.

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