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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.
Image of the Day: Tiny Grazers
Staff | Jan 5, 2017
Algae-grazing sea urchins the size of a ping-pong ball, such as
could help reduce algal overgrowth in degraded coral reefs.
Corals Show Genetic Plasticity
Joshua A. Krisch | Nov 7, 2016
Inshore corals thrive in a chaotic ecosystem thanks to dynamic gene-expression regulation, which may help the marine invertebrates better adapt to rising sea surface temperatures.
Expansive Reef Found Behind the Great Barrier Reef
Ben Andrew Henry | Sep 6, 2016
High-resolution seafloor imaging revealed a much larger network of reef-like structures off the Australian coast than previously thought.
The Earth's Changing Seas
Mary Beth Aberlin | Jul 1, 2016
Marine pathogens flourish in oceans that are warmer and more acidic.
Inside the Expedition Discovering New Coral Reefs
Catherine Offord | Jul 1, 2016
As technology takes science deeper into the world’s oceans, researchers are discovering reef systems far from warm, shallow tropical waters.
Changing Oceans Breed Disease
Christie Wilcox | Jul 1, 2016
In the planet’s warming and acidifying oceans, species from corals to lobsters and fish are succumbing to pathogenic infection.