News tagged with ocean ecosystem

The future of reefs

In a world first, a new 'state of the art' climate change experimental facility has been completed at the University of Queensland's (UQ) Heron Island Research Station.

dateDec 07, 2010 in Environment
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Whale poop pumps up ocean health

Whale feces -- should you be forced to consider such matters -- probably conjure images of, well, whale-scale hunks of crud, heavy lumps that sink to the bottom. But most whales actually deposit waste that floats at the surface ...

dateOct 12, 2010 in Ecology
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Remote Hawaii atoll corals suffer some bleaching

(AP) -- Corals at remote atolls northwest of the main Hawaiian islands suffered some bleaching this summer as ocean temperatures rose to higher-than-normal levels for a couple of weeks, but they were spared the large-scale ...

dateSep 30, 2010 in Environment
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