Coral Reefs

The Lunar sea

Nature's tiny engineers

NASA's strategy for coral reef analysis

Mapping coral reefs with mini-satellites

Scientists go high-tech to study fragile cold-water reefs

New imaging technique reveals vulnerability of coral reefs

Satellites enable coral reef science leap from Darwin to online

CT scans of coral skeletons reveal ocean acidity increases reef erosion

Coral reef monitoring, reef assessment technologies, & ecosystem-based management

Threats:

Reefs at Risk - revisited

World's coral reefs at risk

Reef fish find it's too hot to swim

Coral reefs could all die off by 2050

Coral Reefs and Ocean Acidification

Are corals able to resist a declining pH?

Scary news for corals - from the Ice Age

Corals 'could survive a more acidic ocean'

Major changes needed for coral reef survival

Climate change and the epigenetics of corals

Is the End in Sight for The World's Coral Reefs?

Predicting coral reef futures under climate change

A slightly more acidic ocean may help coral species

Temperature rise, the boon and bane of coral-reef growth

The soundscape of a coral reef is a measure of habitability

Challenges of forecasting flooding on coral reef-lined coasts

Climate change drives coral reefs towards ecosystem collapse

Study of coral communities unlocks global solution to save reefs

Shifting baselines, local impacts, and global change on coral reefs

Large study shows pollution impact on coral reefs - and offers solutions

Submarine springs reveal how coral reefs respond to ocean acidification

Coral reefs threatened by deadly combination of changing ocean conditions

Biologists find world's first organism with non-photosysnthesizing chlorophyll

Global change and coral reefs: impact on reefs, economies and human culture

Reef corals have endured since 'Age of Dinasaurs", and may survive global warming

Corals and algae go back further than previously thought, all the way to Jurassic Period

Risks to coral reefs from ocean carbonate chemistry changes in recent ESM projections

Macroalgae decrease growth and alter microbial community structure of reef building coral 

Evolutionary traits that enable scleractinian corals to survive mass extinction events

Modulation of light-enhancement to symbiotic algae by light-scattering in corals and evolutionary trends in bleaching

Coral bleaching:  

Coral bleaching video

Clues to coral bleaching mystery

Amid widespread coral bleaching, this reef is thriving

New studies take second look at coral bleaching culprit    

The global flood protection savings provided by coral reefs

A global analysis of coral bleaching over the past two decades

Even thermally tolerant corals are in hot water when it comes to bleaching

Reef protection:

Barriers to fish evolution

Baby corals pass the acid test

Bringing corals back from the brink

Electricity sparks new life into Indonesia's corals

Some corals adjust to rising ocean temperatures

Mangroves protecting corals from climate change

Genomic basis for coral resilience to climate change

Cool deep-water protects coral reefs aganist heat stress

How the purple and pink sunscreens of reef corals work

France hits reverse on sinking tyres for artificial reefs

Case for Saving Coral Reefs is Economic as Well as Conservational 

Transnational Red Sea project that could help save Earth's coral reefs

Deep sea corals:

Scientists find corals in deeper waters under stress too

Marine mathematics maps undiscovered deep-water coral reefs

Deep-sea corals record dramatic long-term shift in Pacific Ocean ecosystem    

The Australian Great Barrier Reef:

Bleaching hits coral reefs faster

Mapping the world's largest coral reef

Some relief for the Great Barrier Reef

David Attenborough's Great Barrier Reef   

Study dates Great Barrier Reef coral loss    

Coral bleaching in the Great Barrier Reef

Decade of benefits for the Great Barrier Reef

Plastic-eating corals in Australia reef raise concerns

Study finds Great Barrier Reef is an effective wave absorber 

The Great Barrier Reef can't be saved through current efforts  

Damage to Great Barrier Reef from global warming is irreversible

What happened in the latest mass coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef 

As a coastal defense, the Great Barrier Reef's value to communities goes way beyond tourism

Florida Keys:

30 years of unique data reveal what's really killing coral reefs in Florida Keys

Caribbean:

From despair to repair: If we stop killing parrotfish we can bring back Carbbean coral reefs

Hawaii:

Abundance and distribution of Hawaiian coral predicted by model