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Digging Up the Seafloor Makes Coral Reefs Sick

A new study links dredging, and the plumes of sediment it creates, to higher incidence of disease in coral reefs.<p>Australia's coral reefs are in danger, due in part to the expansion of ports to accommodate the growing number of ships loaded with coal or natural gas. That's the conclusion of a new …

Towards Reef Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods: a handbook for Caribbean reef managers | FORCE

The project has produced a handbook that aims to provide reef managers with tools, information and recommendations on management of coral reef …

Google 'street view' maps coral reefs off Florida

US government researchers will apply “street view” mapping tools to underwater ecosystems in the Florida Keys this week in an effort to document …

Summer temperatures spark fears for Gulf coral reefs

With summer temperatures in the Arabian Gulf generally beyond the tolerance threshold of many coral species, forecasts of unusually warm seas this …

Coral ‘Carpets’ Could Be The Saving Grace For Disappearing Coral Reefs

Environment News<p>Comments<p>Besides being home to the beautifully colored fish you see while snorkeling, or a nice souvenir to take home from the beach, …

Scientists Discover New Reef Coral Species in the Red Sea

Scientists may have uncovered a new reef coral species from Saudi Arabia. After investigating a hard coral from the Red Sea, researchers have …

Awesome Video Shows Sponges 'Breathing' Out Dye

Sponges (Porifera) are among the simplest animals, but that hasn't stopped them achieving remarkable diversity. With hundreds of millions of years to …