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Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Coral Reef


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.