As seas warm and acidify with climate change, corals worldwide are bleaching – but in the north of the Red Sea there is a ray of hope.
Australia’s Great Barrier Reef has suffered its most widespread coral bleaching on record, scientists said, in a dire warning about the threat posed by climate change to the world’s largest living organism.
A new study found that human-induced environmental stressors have a large effect on the genetic composition of coral reef populations in Hawai’i.
Australia’s Great Barrier Reef has suffered another mass bleaching event – the third in just five years.
New research reveals the unseen environmental damage being done to coral reefs in the hotly contested South China Sea, as China and other nations jostle for control of the disputed sea lanes.
Climate change could destroy almost all of Earth’s coral reef habitats by 2100, according to new research.
Nassau Grouper populations increased threefold in response to dynamic fishing management actions in the Cayman Islands
While many conservation plans focus on only environmental indicators for success, a new coral reef program is trying a relatively new approach: focusing on both social and ecological processes and outcomes to ensure a long-term future for coral reef systems.
Coral reefs support 25 percent of all marine life around the globe. Those in the Gulf of Mexico, along the coasts of Louisiana, Florida, Texas and Mexico, serve as important barriers to storm surge, lessening the impact of dangerous hurricanes.