News tagged with reef system

The sound of a healthy reef

A new study from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) will help researchers understand the ways that marine animal larvae use sound as a cue to settle on coral reefs. The study, published on August 23rd in the ...

dateAug 26, 2016 in Environment
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Rising sea levels could benefit some reef systems

Researchers at The University of Western Australia have found rising sea levels can significantly reduce daily water temperature extremes in many reefs worldwide that experience strong tidal conditions. The research was published ...

dateAug 19, 2016 in Environment
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We share a molecular armor with coral reefs

Coral reefs face many threats. Ocean acidification, algal takeover caused by overfishing and exploding populations of harmful microbes all jeopardize the health of the world's most productive and diverse marine ecosystems.

dateApr 26, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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