News tagged with coral reefs

Eradicate rats to bolster coral reefs

Rat control should be considered an urgent conservation priority on many remote tropical islands to protect vulnerable coral reefs, according to an international team of scientists.

dateJul 11, 2018 in Environment
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Immunity could be key to addressing coral crisis

Coral reefs support a quarter of all marine life, feed hundreds of millions of people and contribute vastly to the global economy. But they are dying in mass bleaching events, as climate change warms our oceans and breaks ...

dateJul 09, 2018 in Environment
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Coral reef 'oases' offer glimmer of hope

The identification of small 'oases' in the world's oceans, where corals appear to be thriving, could offer vital insights in the race to save one of the world's most threatened ecosystems.

dateJun 18, 2018 in Environment
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