A tenfold increase in protected coral species was announced Aug. 27, with 20 new corals added to the threatened species list.
When looking for a place to settle down, young corals and fish use chemical cues to sniff out bad neighborhoods littered with seaweed.
A large living coral reef has just been found in the coastal waters of Iraq.
An Australian agency approves dumping as much as 3 million cubic meters of dredge waste in park waters.
Coral animals produce a chemical that serves as a seed for clouds and gives the ocean its unique scent. Continue reading →
The estimate also comes with a price tag for describing all these Earth species, most of which are still unknown: $364 billion.
Corals record flooding events in their skeletons and this last century has had the most since since 1685.
A new marine park would protect the largest humpback whale calving area in the Southern Hemisphere.
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