ARC Centre of Excellence in Coral Reef Studies

Marine reserves are vital—but under pressure

A massive study of nearly 1800 tropical coral reefs around the world has found that marine reserves near heavily populated areas struggle to do their job—but are a vast improvement over having no protection at all.

dateJun 18, 2018 in Environment
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Internal control helps corals resist acidification

Scientists from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies (Coral CoE) at The University of Western Australia (UWA) have found that some corals are able to combat the effects of ocean acidification by controlling ...

dateMay 02, 2018 in Environment
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Reef fish inherit tolerance to warming oceans

In a rapidly changing climate, the decline of animal populations is a very real concern. Today, an international team of researchers report new evidence of reef fish adjusting to global warming conditions at the genetic level.

dateApr 30, 2018 in Environment
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Global 'community' rallies for the Reef

Who cares about the Great Barrier Reef? Many people, and according to a paper published today in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, some of the most passionately connected individuals can come from ...

dateSep 05, 2017 in Environment
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