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Apr 29, 2017


getreading

Coral Reef swimmers to get views of forest from treetop viewing platform
getreading
Swimmers will be able to see out across Swinley Forest from a treetop viewing platform at Coral Reef. The water slides are starting to take shape at the Bracknell waterpark and work is almost complete on the new flume tower where riders will be able to ...


Vogue.com

Is Your Sunscreen Bad for the Planet? Here's How to Choose an Ocean-Safe Formula
Vogue.com
In the spring of 2005, Craig Downs, Ph.D., a forensic ecotoxicologist in Virginia, received an unusual phone call from the National Park Service. “They wanted to figure out what was happening to the bay around Trunk Bay in the U.S. Virgin Islands,” he ...

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Apr 28, 2017


NL Times

Massive damage done to Curacao coral reef; construction company BAM blamed
NL Times
A large piece of coral near the island of Curacao was severely damaged. The perpetrator is believed to be construction company BAM, who is currently building a pier for cruise ships and other large vessels on the island, NOS reports. The damage was ...


Big Island Now

Legislators Introduce Measures to Spur Coral Reef Research
Big Island Now
Sen. Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawaii) and Rep. Colleen Hanabusa (D-Hawaii) today introduced the Coral Reef Sustainability Through Innovation Act of 2017. In response to increasing threats to coral reef ecosystems such as climate change, pollution, and direct ...

Apr 27, 2017


Bernews

Bermuda Coral Reef Health Report Released
Bernews
Historically abundant predatory fishes such as groupers and snappers are rare and at critically low numbers on Bermuda reefs based on international standards, according to a recently released report by Bermudian scientists Thaddeus and Jessie Murdoch ...


The Times of Israel

Invasion of the sea squirt could threaten Eilat coral reef
The Times of Israel
Israeli zoologists have spotted a new, unwanted visitor in the Red Sea's Gulf of Eilat — the sea squirt, which poses a potential threat to Israel's only coral reef. Get The Times of Israel's Daily Edition by email and never miss our top stories Free ...

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Stuff.co.nz

Great Barrier Reef coral bleaching: How tourists can help save the reef
Stuff.co.nz
The news from the Great Barrier Reef is catastrophic, and has made headline news around the world. In March, scientists from the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority and the Australian Institute of Marine Science announced that – for the first time ...
Vinegar may hold key to protecting Great Barrier Reef from coral-eating starfishCourier Mail

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Apr 26, 2017


Telegraph.co.uk

How coral of Great Barrier Reef could be saved by big, bright clouds
Telegraph.co.uk
Making the low-lying clouds off the coast of north-east Australia larger and more reflective would potentially cool the waters below and help to stem the widespread coral bleaching that is occurring with growing intensity across vast swathes of the 1 ...
Great Barrier Reef: Making clouds brighter could help to curb coral bleaching, scientists sayABC Online

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Apr 21, 2017


FOX 4 News

UT Arlington lab dives into coral reef research
FOX 4 News
ARLINGTON - With a new federal grant, scientists at the University of Texas at Arlington are exploring new ways to protect coral reefs from disease. Dr. Laura Mydlarz, an associate professor of biology, and her students are diving into a new, two-year ...

Apr 20, 2017


United States Geological Survey (press release)

Sea Floor Erosion in Coral Reef Ecosystems Leaves Coastal Communities at Risk
United States Geological Survey (press release)
In the first ecosystem-wide study of changing sea depths at five large coral reef tracts in Florida, the Caribbean and Hawai'i, U.S. Geological Survey researchers found the sea floor is eroding in all five places, and the reefs cannot keep pace with ...

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