The extensive reef stretches 600 miles along the Brazil–French Guiana border. Continue reading →
Severe bleaching in Australia's Great Barrier Reef, described by experts as the worst mass bleaching event in its history, ring alarm bells for the corals' future. Continue reading →
Viruses may play a role in coral bleaching events, a new study finds. Continue reading →
A new approach to fighting the effects of climate change breeds corals that can take the heat.
New examination of data shows that the impacts of climate change on Caribbean corals may be worse than expected. Continue reading →
Sponges are using toxins, mucus, shading and smothering to kill and then take over coral colonies in areas that have been over-fished, finds a new study.
The government's plans to protect the Great Barrier Reef can't prevent its decline, the country's pre-eminent grouping of natural scientists said Tuesday.
A tenfold increase in protected coral species was announced Aug. 27, with 20 new corals added to the threatened species list.
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