No northern escape route for Florida's coral reefs

Warming seas are driving many species of marine life to shift their geographic ranges out of the tropics to higher latitudes where the water is cooler. Florida's reefs will not be able to make that northward move, however, ...

Scientists discover that coral 'winners' may now be losers

Examination of thousands of underwater photographs by San Fernando Valley high school students has led to the discovery that a species of Caribbean coral—deemed by marine biologists as a winner in the struggle against natural ...

Common antibiotic effective in healing coral disease lesions

Diseases continue to be a major threat to coral reef health. For example, a relatively recent outbreak termed stony coral tissue loss disease is an apparently infectious waterborne disease known to affect at least 20 stony ...

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