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Jun 27, 2017


Phys.Org

Could an artificial coral reef protect marine biodiversity against climate changes?
Phys.Org
The reef is made of small plastic structures that mimic natural coralline algae. Credit: University of Portsmouth. Climate change from rising levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) is having two major effects in our seas – global warming and ocean ...


Jakarta Post

Insurance company to pay for coral reef damage in Raja Ampat
Jakarta Post
Insurance company to pay for coral reef damage in Raja Ampat Coral colonies grow along the edge of a reef in Raja Ampat in West Papua. (Shutterstock/-). 0. Share this article. share on facebook · share on twitter · share on google plus · share on ...

Jun 26, 2017


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New Bracknell Coral Reef Waterworld will offer unique waterslide experience - and create new jobs
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Washington Post

The race to save Florida's devastated coral reef from global warming
Washington Post
PICKLES REEF, Fla. — Twenty feet under water, Nature Conservancy biologist Jennifer Stein swims over to several large corals and pulls several laminated cards from her dive belt. “Disease,” reads one, as she gestures to a coral that exhibits white ...

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Jun 22, 2017


Mongabay.com

Restoration of shattered coral reef at Raja Ampat on hold
Mongabay.com
“It is tragic that such a stunning place could be reduced to rubble so quickly, and it is terribly sad that it will take decades for it to grow again.” Restoration of shattered coral reef at Raja Ampat on hold. Indonesia has laid out its plan for ...


Science Recorder

Global coral reef bleaching event finally coming to end
Science Recorder
The global coral bleaching event that first began in 2015 may be coming to a close. Efraimstochter / Pixabay. 214. SHARES. ShareTweetRedditSubscribe. StumbleuponGoogleMail. Sign up to receive our weekly newsletter of the most popular science stories:.
Nova Southeastern University Continues to Oversee National Coral Reef Fellowship ProgramNewswise (press release)

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Jun 20, 2017


UPI.com

Scientists probe role of sunscreen in accelerating coral reef decline
UPI.com
A diver inadvertently damaged this coral reef in Panama when she touched it with a hand covered in sunscreen. Photo by William Precht/Oceans Deeply. June 20 (UPI) -- When marine biologist Craig Downs first visited the turquoise-blue waters of Trunk Bay ...
Coral reef ecosystem in the MarianasSaipan Tribune
NOAA Coral Reef Watch Coral Bleaching Heat Stress Outlook (CFS based) for the next Four Months - Global OceanNOAA Coral Reef Watch
Global coral bleaching event likely ending | National Oceanic and Atmospheric AdministrationNOAA

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ABC Online

Whales doomed to starve inside north-west Australian coral reef make miraculous escape
ABC Online
A tragic story about a mother and calf humpback whale that appeared stuck inside a north west Australian coral reef long after they should have migrated south to feed, appears to have had an unlikely happy ending. For the full story, check our online ...

Jun 7, 2017


Scientific American

Coral-Reef Fish Suck Up Meals with Slime-Covered Lips
Scientific American
For hungry fish, corals make a difficult meal: venomous, coated with mucus and embedded in a razor-sharp, calcified skeleton. But one species, the tubelip wrass (Labropsis australis), has developed an unusual strategy to evade these stinging defences.
Watch This Fish Suck A Coral Reef With Its Creepy Mucus LipsInternational Business Times

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Jun 1, 2017


Telegraph.co.uk

Coral reef can survive, say scientists, but fast action is needed
Telegraph.co.uk
Scientists say the world's coral reefs can be saved despite being “in deep trouble” due to climate change, fishing and pollution – but they will look radically different in the future. A study published in the journal Nature says warmer water ...
Great Barrier Reef sharply declines in north but signs coral recovering elsewhereThe Guardian
The Great Barrier Reef has lost 29% of its coral — and current efforts can't save itBusiness Insider
Great Barrier Reef being killed by coral bleaching, Unesco warnsThe Independent
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