Tuesday, Dec 06, 2022

Coral Reef


'We need to ensure marine activism reaches everyone': Master scuba diver Vidhi Bubna

March 10, 2022 11:59 am

"Many youth think climate change is a political issue but it’s more than that. It is deeply personal and impacts all of us. Scuba diving with marine organisms can teach people about ecosystems they had never imagined or thought deeply about before," she says

Rare pristine coral reef found off Tahiti coast

January 20, 2022 10:40 pm

🔴 What struck Hedouin was that the corals looked healthy and were not affected by a bleaching event in 2019. Corals are tiny animals that grow and form reefs in oceans around the world.

Pristine coral reef unblemished by warming oceans found off Tahiti

January 20, 2022 1:09 pm

The reef off Tahiti lies in the "twilight zone" 30 to 120 metres below the surface where there is still enough light for coral to grow and reproduce.

Australia’s Barrier Reef erupts in colour as corals spawn

November 25, 2021 11:04 am

Scientists on Tuesday night recorded the corals fertilising billions of offspring by casting sperm and eggs into the Pacific Ocean.

Climate change is devastating coral reefs worldwide, major report says

October 05, 2021 1:33 pm

Although coral reefs cover a tiny fraction of the ocean floor, they provide outsized benefits to people. Their fish supply a critical protein source to 1 billion people.

Little fluffy clouds may help save Australia's Great Barrier Reef

September 28, 2021 3:16 pm

Researchers use a turbine to spray microscopic particles to thicken existing clouds and reduce sunlight on the world's largest coral reef ecosystem.

Researchers complete first-ever detailed map of world’s coral reefs

September 09, 2021 9:28 pm

The atlas also includes a coral bleaching monitor to check for corals that are stressed due to global warming and other factors.


Once at risk of dying, corals are now reappearing, thanks to these interventions

December 12, 2019 6:48 am

Coral reefs are often called "rainforests of the sea" for the astonishing diversity of life they shelter. Just 2% of the ocean floor is filled with coral, but the branching structures sustain a quarter of all marine species.