Coral


Venom Blue Coral Snake could create new Painkillers

Venom Blue Coral Snake could create new Painkillers

 Venom derived from one of the Southeast Asia's rarest snakes can be turned into non-addictive painkiller drug that could...

Oct 31 2016, 3:40am CDT

Great Barrier Reef Recovering from Coral Bleaching

Great Barrier Reef Recovering from Coral Bleaching

Video shows Great Barrier Reef recovering from coral bleaching event 6 months ago....

Sep 12 2016, 1:47am CDT

Terrifying Coral Bleaching Process Caught on Camera for the First Time

Terrifying Coral Bleaching Process Caught on Video for the First Time

Time-lapse video shows how coral reefs react to the rising sea temperatures...

Aug 18 2016, 1:56am CDT

Fish Pee is Crucial to the Survival and Growth of Coral Reef

Fish Pee is Crucial to the Survival and Growth of Coral Reef

When fish urinate, they release several nutrients, which are crucial to the survival and growth of coral reefs....

Aug 17 2016, 3:41am CDT

Underwater Microscope Captures Never-Before-Seen View of a Coral's Life

Underwater Microscope Captures Never-Before-Seen View of a Coral's Life

Researchers have taken close-up pictures of coral with a special new underwater microscope....

Jul 13 2016, 5:31am CDT

Coral Zombies May End World's Coral Reefs

Coral Zombies May End World's Coral Reefs

New coral zombies may lead to the end of most of the coral reefs around the globe. That is because they cannot reproduce and on...

Jun 22 2016, 6:50am CDT

Discovery of Bright Spots in Coral Reefs Gives New Hope

Discovery of Bright Spots in Coral Reefs Gives New Hope

The bleaching of coral reefs is dramatic, but there is hope for a future....

Jun 16 2016, 2:31pm CDT

Scientists Find Bright Spots Full of Coral Reefs

Scientists Find Bright Spots Full of Coral Reefs

Various oases of beautiful and healthy coral reefs have been found to be flourishing despite the bleaching effect of man-made p...

Jun 16 2016, 6:11am CDT

NASA Scientists will Study Underwater Coral Reefs from 23,000 Feet Above

NASA Scientists will Study Underwater Coral Reefs from 23,000 Feet Above

NASA is planning to map coral reef systems from the sky. The data will help understand the impact of environmental changes on d...

Jun 13 2016, 7:59am CDT

Coral Reefs may Survive Bleaching in Deeper Waters: Study

Coral Reefs may Survive Bleaching in Deeper Waters: Study

Offering a glimmer of hope to those managing the impact of bleaching on the world's coral reefs, a new UN report has found that...

May 25 2016, 5:37am CDT

Devastating Images Reveal the Grim Reality of Coral Reefs

Devastating Images Reveal the Grim Reality of Coral Reefs

More than 90 percent of corals on the Great Barrier Reef are already dead due to widespread bleaching....

May 12 2016, 12:25pm CDT

Scientists Discover New Coral Reef System at the Muddy Mouth of Amazon River

Scientists Discover New Coral Reef System at Muddy Mouth of Amazon River

Researchers are stunned to find an extensive coral reef system in the thick and sediment-filled Amazon plume....

Apr 23 2016, 5:32am CDT

Blowing Tiny Bubbles Through Oceans Could Save Coral Reefs

Blowing Tiny Bubbles Through Oceans Could Save Coral Reefs

US researchers have found that blowing tiny bubbles through sea water could help protect coral reefs and oyster farms from ocea...

Mar 27 2016, 7:12am CDT

Great Barrier Reef Coral Bleaching is at an All-Time High

Great Barrier Reef Coral Bleaching is at an All-Time High

The Great Barrier Reef’s bleaching problem is at an all-time high right now. Something must be done otherwise it might end up b...

Mar 21 2016, 9:25am CDT

Corel Reef Growth is Actually Slowing Due to Ocean Acidification, Study Finds

Coral Reef Growth is Actually Slowing Due to Ocean Acidification, Study Finds

It has been long suspected that high acid levels in oceans will ultimately slow the growth of coral reefs but new research find...

Feb 25 2016, 11:39pm CST

Motorboat Noise is Proving Deadly for Coral Reef Fish: Study

Motorboat Noise is Proving Deadly for Coral Reef Fish: Study

Noise pollution increases stress levels of fish and make them easy prey for predators....

Feb 8 2016, 8:40am CST

Hawaii Turns to Coral Reef Management Plan

Hawaii Turns to Coral Reef Management Plan

Concerned authorities in Hawaii have turned to coral reef management amidst the crisis of massive marine bleaching....

Nov 18 2015, 4:53am CST

Scientists Grow Modified Super Coral to Withstand Global Warming

Scientists Grow Modified Super Coral to Withstand Global Warming

Super coral will survive the hotter and more acidic oceans which are expected with global warming....

Nov 9 2015, 9:46pm CST

Sunscreen Poses Threat to Coral Reefs

Sunscreen Poses Threat to Coral Reefs

A chemical found in sunscreen is killing fragile coral reefs around the world....

Oct 20 2015, 9:45pm CDT

Scientists Warn About Coral Reef Bleaching Ongoing

Scientists Warn About Coral Reef Bleaching Ongoing From Hawaii to the Indian Ocean

Scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), XL Catlin Seaview Survey, Reef Check, and The Unive...

Oct 8 2015, 2:58am CDT

Worst Coral Bleaching in Hawaii due to Global Warming

Worst Coral Bleaching in Hawaii due to Global Warming

Researchers have pointed out the worst coral bleaching in Hawaii due to global warming....

Sep 12 2015, 6:24am CDT

New Coral Reef Crustacean named after Sir Elton John

New Coral Reef Crustacean named after Sir Elton John

Leucothoe eltoni. A newly discovered crustacean has been named after Elton John....

Aug 31 2015, 10:48am CDT

Coral Breeding Helps Survive Warming

Coral Breeding Helps Survive Warming

The helpful practice of coral breeding is such that corals that thrive in warmer climates may be bred with cooler varieties in...

Jun 26 2015, 4:58am CDT