Coral Reefs

The 9 Best Beachfront Hotels in Key West to Book in 2018

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Key West

The 9 Best Boutique Hotels in the Caribbean to Book in 2018

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Caribbean

A.I. Researchers Have an Ingenious New Plan to Save Coral Reefs

It also involves scuba diving with 360-degree cameras, which sounds fun.<p>Climate change has been bleaching coral reefs, decimating the local marine …

Cryptocurrency

Indonesian Coral May Be Resistant to Global Warming, Scientists Say

<b>Why Global Citizens Should Care</b><i>Coral reefs are home to marine biodiversity, providing food and generating income for neighboring communities. We can</i> …

Activism

New Caledonia restricts tourism, bans fishing at Pacific reefs

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The French Pacific territory of New Caledonia on Tuesday imposed restrictions on tourists and fishing boats accessing its coral reefs in an effort to protect the underwater ecosystem and create a sanctuary for hump-back whales and other marine life.<p>The archipelago is enacting …

New Caledonia

Researchers Use Technology and Nature to Save Hawaii’s Coral Reefs From Invasive Algae

Researchers at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and the state of Hawaii's Division of Aquatic Resources (DAR) have developed an innovative method of …

Hawaii

New Caledonia strengthens protection for some of the world’s last near-pristine coral reefs

The French overseas territory, known for its magnificent beaches and coral lagoons, has banned all types of extraction, including fishing, in the …

Wildlife

RangerBot Underwater Drone Kills Starfish in Mission to Save Great Barrier Reef

An autonomous underwater drone designed and developed in Queensland, Australia will be used to help save one of the world’s greatest natural …

Great Barrier Reef

Think sunscreen is the best way to prevent sun damage? Think again

In 2020, Hawaii will ban all suncreams containing oxybenzone and octinoxate – they’re killing the coral reefs.<p>I may be even further along the path of SPF elimination. Before you throw up your hands at my irresponsible behaviour, let me elaborate. I’ve always been borderline saintly with regards to …

T-shirts

160m year old coral algae symbiosis is being killed by this sunscreen

It would seem that the symbiotic relationship between coral and algae is 100 million years older than previously believed. That’s what’s said by a …

Algae

Nemo-Pi

Nemo-Pi is an underground weather station powered by Raspberry Pi. Discover how Raspberry Pi computers are being used to protect coral reefs from …

Snorkelling

Karimunjawa fishermen complain about use of 'cantrang'

At least 60 traditional fishermen from Parang Island of the Karimunjawa Islands in Jepara, Central Java, have voiced their dismay over the continued …

Indonesia

Coral reefs 'weathered dinosaur extinction'

<b>Corals may have teamed up with the microscopic algae which live inside them as much as 160 million years ago, according to new research.</b><p>The two organisms have a symbiotic relationship, meaning they need each other to survive.<p>But this partnership was previously thought to have developed about 60 …

Algae

Invasive rats are negatively impacting coral reefs: researcher

Invasive rats need to be eradicated from certain tropical islands to help conserve already-threatened coral reefs, a researcher part of a team that …

Environment

Luxurious Escapes! The Jade Sea Resort In St. Lucia

Last month Jade Mountain was voted as the best resort in St. Lucia, which was voted on by the readers of Travel + Leisure. Well, today Jade Mountain …

Outdoors

When to go to Lisbon, Portugal

Find out when is the best time to visit Lisbon for good weather, crowd-free walks and local festivals.<p><i>Produced by Lonely Planet for GoPro. All editorial views are those of Lonely Planet alone and reflect our policy of editorial independence and impartiality.</i><p><i>Can’t wait to go? Plan your trip with</i> …

European Travel

Is Your Sunscreen Killing Coral? The Science (with Video)

You might have seen that Hawaii has banned certain sunscreens that have been linked to coral bleaching. In particular, it’s the organic “chemical” …

Sunscreen

A 3D–printed throne from Zaha Hadid architects

Upstart Spanish designer Nagami partnered this year with the prolific firm Zaha Hadid Architects on a pair of chairs reminiscent of coral reefs that stretch the potential of 3D printing beyond small, simple products to dazzling works of art. ZHA’s Rise and Bow chairs (which each sell for …

Architecture

500 new corals planted off beach in Manado

Up to 500 Acropora corals were planted by state-owned airport operator PT Angkasa Pura (AP) I off Boboca Beach in Manado, North Sulawesi, on …

CSR

What causes climate and climate change?

In This Section<p>Movement of heat by the atmosphere and ocean gives rise to climate and weather.<p>Earth is warming, and evidence clearly points to human …

Climate Change

This Might Be the Most Psychedelic Snorkeling Experience in the World

After a long vacation day on the sand at the Maldives’ Hurawalhi Island Resort, it might be tempting to catch some post-dinner entertainment or stop …

Top 10

Researchers warn that Earth risks a lasting and dangerous “hothouse” state

A group of researchers published a study recently that warns the Earth is at risk of pushing into a lasting and dangerous hothouse state. The …

Climate Change

Decadal erosion of coral assemblages by multiple disturbances in the Palm Islands, central Great Barrier Reef

Article |<p>Open | Published: 08 August 2018<p><i>Scientific Reports</i><b>volume 8</b>, Article number: 11885 (2018) | Download Citation<p>Abstract<p>Increases in the …

Google Scholar

Zanzibar is the most romantic place in Africa

<b>Romance fiction publishers, Mills and Boon have chosen Zanzibar as the most romantic place in all of Africa.</b>Compiling its list through a survey of …

Lifestyle (South Africa)

This luxury Maldivian resort is desperately trying to restore coral reefs

<b>CORAL REEFS are the most intricate ecosystem on the planet.</b> They provide shelter and food for millions of species and protect coastlines from the …

Asia Travel

Effective method to control algae growth on Hawaiian coral reefs

Researchers have found a management approach that combining manual removal and outplanting native urchin was effective at reducing invasive, reef …

Hawaii

Surround yourself with Natural Beauty in Bocas del Toro

<b>BOCAS DEL TORO</b><p>The islands of Bocas del Toro are the essence of the<b>Panamanian Caribbean</b>. This paradise will delight you with its<b>coral reefs</b>,</b> …

Natural Beauty

Indonesian Children Get New View of Marine Life With Free Goggles

<b>Why Global Citizens Should Care</b><i>For years, humanity has exploited the world’s oceans, which in turn has severely damaged underwater environments like</i> …

Activism

Study: ‘Hothouse Earth’ Trajectory Threatens Habitability of Planet

A new study published by the National Academy of Sciences says that a “hothouse Earth” driven by an increase in climate change would threaten the …

Climate Change

Tourist killed by shark off coast of popular resort

A dad from the Czech Republic was killed by a shark while swimming in the Red Sea off the coast of Egypt on Friday.<p>The tourist’s body was found on …

Red Sea