News tagged with coral ecosystems

Millenium atoll: A pristine ecosystem

A series of surveys were carried out to characterize the physical and biological parameters of the Millennium Atoll lagoon during a research expedition in April of 2009. Millennium is a remote coral atoll in the Central Pacific ...

Jun 07, 2010 5 / 5 (1) 0

Ecosystems under threat from ocean acidification

Acidification of the oceans as a result of increasing levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide could have significant effects on marine ecosystems, according to Michael Maguire presenting at the Society for General Microbiology's ...

Mar 29, 2010 3.9 / 5 (7) 2

A big lesson from the reef

The lesson from Australia's Great Barrier Reef is that we have to protect its biodiversity - because biodiversity in turn protects us.

May 07, 2009 1.3 / 5 (3) 0

Large sponges may be reattached to coral reefs

April 27, 2009 - A new study appearing in Restoration Ecology describes a novel technique for reattaching large sponges that have been dislodged from coral reefs. The findings could be generally applied to the restoration of oth ...

Apr 27, 2009 4.5 / 5 (2) 0