03/22/2019 3D models for better coral reef monitoring developed at UH Hilo
Burns and Brianna Craig, an undergraduate in the marine science department at UH Hilo, discuss 3D imaging in a research article published this year in the Journal of Marine Science and Engineering. ...
03/18/2019 Sunscreen bans aimed at protecting coral reefs spark debate — among scientists
Environmentalists and Democratic lawmakers increasingly are working to bar the sale of sunscreens that may damage coral reefs, but the bans are dividing a surprising group: coral scientists. Hawaii ...
03/14/2019 Italy's newfound coral reef is a special breed
When you think about coral reefs, you probably imagine bright blue waters somewhere in the Caribbean or Australia. The Adriatic Sea off Italy's east coast is certainly nice, but it's likely not what ...
03/22/2019 Hawaiian Artist Paints Stunning Underwater Murals to Promote Action on Coral Reef Death
Hawaiian artist Sean Yoro likes to paint his evocative murals on precarious surfaces: melting icebergs, the burnt bark of trees and remote waterside walls at the mercy of rising tides, among others.
03/20/2019 Coral reefs near equator less affected by ocean warming
Ocean warming is threatening coral reefs globally, with persistent thermal stress events degrading coral reefs worldwide, but a new study has found that corals at or near the equator are affected less ...
03/13/2019 Italy has a coral reef, and researchers only just spotted it
If you want to visit a coral reef, Italy probably isn’t the first place that pops into your head. In fact, it probably doesn’t pop into your head at all since nobody knew that a coral reef was ...
03/22/2019 ‘Managed resilience’ not a successful strategy for conserving coral reefs, researchers find
Coral reefs in protected areas that regulate fishing and pollution have declined to the same extent as reef systems in unprotected areas, according to recent research. The study, published in the ...