James Cook University scientists have found a cheaper, simpler way to fight Crown of Thorns Starfish outbreaks .
New research reveals that some coral populations already have what it takes to tolerate warm ocean waters.
Strict fisheries and coral reef management counteracts some of the detrimental effects climate disturbances can have on heavily fished reefs.
Letting communities in the developing world create and enforce their own fisheries regulations is more successful than a traditional “top-down” government approach.
Researchers recently discovered that a cold-water coral species can successfully and flawlessly fuse skeletons with genetically different individuals.