News tagged with coral

Corals surviving the ocean's pollution

Unlike other marine species, the corals are still capable of adapting under current circumstances of sea acidification, reveled by researchers at the Center of Biological Research of the Northeast (Cibnor). ...

Dec 02, 2013
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Scientists discover a hidden giant

(Phys.org) —University of Queensland researchers have discovered a vivid new species of giant clam on reefs in the Solomon Islands and at Ningaloo in Western Australia.

Nov 21, 2013
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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
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Ningaloo coral comes out on top

Coral cover patterns along the WA coast have remained relatively stable over the last 25 years, according to recent meta-analytical research.

Oct 21, 2013
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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
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Climate change plays 'Russian roulette' with the world's oceans

The world's oceans will see dramatic changes thanks to climate change, affecting hundreds of millions of people who depend on the sea according to research published today in the online journal PLOS Biology. It's the first global forecast for the oceans under clim ...

Oct 16, 2013
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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
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Seafood lovers 'can help save our reefs'

Seafood lovers can play a crucial role in deciding the fate of the world's coral reefs and their gorgeously-coloured fish, says a leading marine scientist.

Oct 10, 2013
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