12/10/2017 All coral reefs could die within 80 years, says David Attenborough
Sir David Attenborough has said coral reefs could be dead within 80 years time due to environmental pollution and human “maltreatment of the oceans”. The naturalist, who made the stark warning on Blue Planet II’s final episode on Sunday, said carbon ...
12/09/2017 How Coral Reefs and Carbon Dioxide Can Change the Future
Most people think of carbon dioxide as a poison, but in nature it’s a building block. Find out how we can imitate coral reef by using CO2 as a raw material for the creation of concrete.
12/11/2017 Where reefs are restaurants, challenge is keeping them stocked
Hawaii’s coral reefs are more than just a picturesque tourist destination — for local communities, they’re a critical source of food. The challenge? Ensuring that they continue to remain so. In a scientific paper published earlier this week in the ...
11/28/2017 How we found 112 ‘recovery reefs’ dotted through the Great Barrier Reef
The Great Barrier Reef is better able to heal itself than we previously imagined, according to new research that identifies 112 individual reefs that can help drive the entire system towards recovery. The back-to-back bleaching events in 2016 and 2017 that ...
12/11/2017 Like Nothing Else in the Carribean: A Rare Look at Cuba’s Coral Reefs
Cuba is home to some of the Caribbean’s most pristine coral reefs, in part because of the lack of tourism. As President Obama began normalizing relations with Cuba, Amy Apprill began working with Cuban scientists to study their reefs. Now, for the first ...
12/05/2017 Adopt a coral reef and other nontraditional gift ideas
Is there someone on your holiday gift list who seemingly has everything? You may want to think outside the box — literally. There are plenty of ways to give and to help a good cause receive. Below are a few ideas. Check individual websites for holiday ...
11/28/2017 Great Barrier Reef Might Not Be Dying after All: 112 Recovery Reefs Could save Fragile Ecosystem
This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. The Great Barrier Reef is better able to heal itself than we previously imagined, according to new research that identifies 112 individual reefs that can help drive the ...