News tagged with coral

Safety in numbers? Not so for corals

Traditionally, it was assumed that corals do not face a risk of extinction unless they become very rare or have a very restricted range. A team of scientists from the University of Hawaii – Manoa (UHM), ...

Nov 15, 2013 2.9 / 5 (8) 1

Deep-sea dive discoveries

A research team recommending that greater conservation measures be applied to two rare, dense coral garden communities that it discovered in the Gulf of Maine has three University of Maine connections.

Oct 21, 2013 not rated yet 0

Corals 'can fight acidifying oceans'

In a world-first, scientists from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies (CoECRS) have shown that tropical corals have the ability to fight back against acidifying oceans caused by human emissions of carbon dioxide.

Oct 11, 2013 5 / 5 (4) 5