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    As a result of rising global temperatures, vibrant coral reefs crowded with marine life are diminishing across the Caribbean. Coral reefs are habitats that aid the seafood industry, are barriers for coastal communities from storms, floodingand sea-level i...
    Coral reefs are among the ocean's most wondrous achievements. Like a massive mega-city made up of microorganisms, these diverse ecosystems provide shelter for many different marine species and they're also a real treat to look at. Sadly, manmade...
    Researchers have discovered a method through which oxybenzone, a popular sunscreen ingredient, harms corals.The unexpected discoveries may help in the creation and commercialization of efficient, coral-safe sunscreens.Healthy Coastal ecosystems are one of...
    Corals are the foundation species for ocean and reef ecosystems but coral bleaching due toocean warming and climate change is destroying them. Recent open-access research by scientists at the University of California, Riverside, aims to offer insight into...
    Corals are an essential marine species for reef and marine ecosystems.However, coral bleaching because of climate change and ocean warming are threatening these invertebrate animals, according to a new study by researchers from the University of Californi...
    Corals, a keystone species of marine ecosystems, are being killed off because of climate change and ocean warming. Corals, along with sea anemones and jellyfish, all belong to a group of animals known as cnidarians that can establish symbiotic relationshi...
    Australia's spectacular Great Barrier Reef is suffering "mass bleaching" as corals lose their color under the stress of warmer seas, authorities said Friday, in a blow widely blamed on climate change.The world's largest coral reef syst...
    Read MoreUnder that scenario, about 10 per cent of the world’s reefs would have escaped frequent warming impacts via natural mechanisms like the consistent upwelling of cool, deep waters. But the new analysis suggests it will be nothing like 10...
    In 1998, a mass bleaching event hit reefs in the Seychelles, leading to a devastating loss of 90% of the African island nation’s live coral. While that event wasn’t caused by climate change (rather by El Niño, a recurring climate p...
    On Location: November 24, 2021Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.CANBERRA, Australia -- Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is spawning in an explosion of color as the World Heritage-listed natural wonder recovers from life-threatening c...