09/24/2017 Building a Better Coral Reef
ON THE GREAT BARRIER REEF, off Australia — After a plunge beneath the crystal-clear water to inspect a coral reef, Neal Cantin pulled off his mask and shook his head. “All dead,” he said. Yet even as he and his dive team of international scientists ...
09/11/2017 Scientists say damage to Florida’s coral reef has made the state more vulnerable to storm surges
As we begin to piece together the damage from Hurricane Irma in Florida, scientists are pointing to an environmental factor that may have made the storm’s impact worse: the ongoing loss of coral on the state’s increasingly threatened barrier reef.
09/25/2017 Protection of reefs to be discussed at BUEI
The vital role Bermuda’s reefs play in protecting the island from hurricanes will be highlighted at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute tonight. In the wake of devastating Caribbean hurricane strikes, reef expert Thaddeus Murdoch will discuss ...
09/25/2017 Grants for oyster reefs will help Norfolk's Lafayette claim status as a "restored" river
The Lafayette River pulled closer to a key goal of groups working to restore its health, as a federally chartered foundation today announced about $400,000 in grants for oyster reef projects. The grants, split almost equally between the nonprofits ...
09/21/2017 Scientists study ‘assisted evolution’ of coral reefs
ON THE GREAT BARRIER REEF, off Australia >> After a plunge beneath the crystal-clear water to inspect a coral reef, Neal Cantin pulled off his mask and shook his head. “All dead,” he said. Yet even as he and his dive team of international scientists ...
09/25/2017 Human activities as a driver of spatial variation in the trophic structure of fish communities on Pacific coral reefs
Laboratoire d'Excellence LABEX CORAIL, IRD (Institut de Recherche pour le Développement), UMR 250 ENTROPIE, Nouméa, France Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada Australian Institute of Marine Science ...
09/23/2017 Refilling the coral reef glass
David Obura is a founding director of the research organization Coastal Oceans Research and Development in the Indian Ocean, East Africa, in Mombasa, Kenya, and chair of the International Union for Conservation of Nature Coral Specialist Group.