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Great Barrier Reef sees fragile coral comeback

Parts of Australia's beleaguered Great Barrier Reef now have the highest levels of coral cover seen in decades, a government report said Thursday, suggesting the aquatic wonder could survive given the chance.

Coral reproductive capacity decreases with water depth

A new Tel Aviv University study, in collaboration with the Interuniversity Institute for Marine Sciences in Eilat, has found that coral spawning events in the Gulf of Aqaba and Eilat, Red Sea, at the deep end of the focal ...

Biologists discover three new coral species in Hong Kong waters

Biologists from Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) have discovered in Hong Kong waters three new species of hard coral which have never been identified anywhere else in the world. The findings come shortly after their discovery ...

UN urges ambitious action to protect the oceans

World leaders must do more to protect the oceans, a major United Nations conference concluded on Friday, setting its sights on a new treaty to protect the high seas.

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