04/28/2017 Climate Impact on Caribbean Coral Reefs Could Be Mitigated
CAHUITA, Costa Rica, Friday April 28, 2017 (IPS) – A few dozen metres from the Caribbean beach of Puerto Vargas, where you can barely see the white foam of the waves breaking offshore, is the coral reef that is the central figure of the ocean front of ...
04/27/2017 Can the Maldives save its coral reefs?
Malé (Maldives) (CNN)Alongside the famed Great Barrier Reef, the Maldives is also home to some of the most enchanting and diverse coral reefs in the world, its crystal clear waters bursting with color and life. However, since 2014 this tropical paradise ...
04/28/2017 Slathering on sunscreen at the beach? It may be destroying coral reefs
Studies show that oxybenzone, a common chemical found particularly in spray-on sunscreens, contributes to coral bleaching and leaves reefs deformed Recent research found that even a drop of oxybenzone in an ocean area the size of six-and-a-half Olympic ...
04/28/2017 Coast is cleared for 2 new artificial reefs for Jersey waters
TRENTON-- Recreational fishermen in New Jersey are a step closer to getting artificial reefs of their own in state waters. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers gave New Jersey permission to build two artificial reefs - one off the Manasquan Inlet and one in ...
04/28/2017 Coral Reef swimmers to get views of forest from treetop viewing platform
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 ...
04/28/2017 Massive damage done to Curaçao coral reef; construction company BAM blamed
WILLEMSTAD - 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.
04/27/2017 Bermuda Coral Reef Health Report Released
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 ...