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Image of the Day
Photos of the Year
Katarina Zimmer | Dec 24, 2017
From a plastic-munching coral to see-through frogs, here are
’s favorite images from 2017.
Image of the Day: Lonesome Clam
Staff | Dec 12, 2017
Researchers have undertaken a comprehensive study on the status of giant clams across the world.
Image of the Day: Plastic Feast
Staff | Oct 30, 2017
New research suggests that plastic might just “taste good” to hard corals.
Image of the Day: Wrinkly, Crinkly Coral
Staff | Jul 24, 2017
True to its name, the corrugated coral's (
skeleton forms intricate patterns of alternating ridges and furrows.
Image of the Day: Wounded Coral
Staff | Jul 13, 2017
Certain corals in the Gulf of Mexico were devastated by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill’s reverberating destruction.
Rampant Coral Bleaching Begins to Subside
Aggie Mika | Jun 23, 2017
The most destructive global coral bleaching event on record shows signs of remission in the Indian Ocean.
Image of the Day: Call the Coral Doctor
Staff | Jun 22, 2017
Scientists surveyed coral colonies in Hawaii for disease after a mystery pathogen caused tissue from the common rice coral (
) to degenerate.
Warming to Blame for Coral Bleaching in Hawaii
Kerry Grens | May 30, 2017
Nearly half of the corals in a nature preserve off Oahu bleached in recent years, according to a study.
A Coral to Outlast Climate Change
Ashley P. Taylor | May 18, 2017
, a reef coral in the Northern Red Sea, thrived in simulated global-warming conditions.
Study: Warming Waters Cause Deadly Bleaching in Great Barrier Reef
Diana Kwon | Mar 16, 2017
Once again, climate change is killing off masses of coral in Australia’s expansive reef system.