Reef


Great Barrier Reef Bleaching Kills Record Corals This Year

Great Barrier Reef Bleaching Kills Record Corals This Year

The Great Barrier Reef faced the most devastating bleaching this year. It is just a shadow of the reef it used to be....

6 days ago, 5:52am CST

The Great Barrier Reef is in Serious Trouble - But Not Dead Yet

The Great Barrier Reef is in Serious Trouble - But Not Dead Yet

Researchers expressed concern over reports claiming Australia's Great Barrier Reef system is "dead"...

Oct 17 2016, 3:42am 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

A Massive Reef System Just Discovered Hiding Behind the Great Barrier Reef

A Massive Reef System Just Discovered Hiding Behind the Great Barrier Reef

The discovery was made possible by using laser data from Royal Australian Navy...

Aug 30 2016, 5:41am CDT

Great Barrier Reef Could be Protected from Starfish by Sea Snails

Great Barrier Reef Could be Protected from Starfish by Sea Snails

It looks like Australia’s Great Barrier Reef could be protected from an onslaught of destructive starfish by sea snails....

Aug 19 2016, 8:43am 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

Australia Buys Cattle Station for Conserving Great Barrier Reef

Australia Buys Cattle Station for Conserving Great Barrier Reef

The purchase of an Aussie cattle station has been dubbed the ideal solution by a green group for conserving the Great Barrier R...

Jun 22 2016, 6:43am CDT

Great Barrier Reef One-Third Corals Found Dead

One-Third of Great Barrier Reef Corals Found Dead

It so happens to be the case that coral death rates have shot up in large portions of the Great Barrier Reef....

May 30 2016, 6:46am CDT

Coal Dust Risk to Australia's Great Barrier Reef

Coal Dust Risk to Australia's Great Barrier Reef

A study released on Tuesday has found that a high concentration of coal dust can quickly kill coral on Australia's Great Barrie...

May 17 2016, 2:29am 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

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 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

Vinegar could Save the Great Barrier Reef from Crown of Thorns Starfish

Vinegar could Save the Great Barrier Reef from Crown of Thorns Starfish

As hard as some things are to believe, they happen to be true. And so amazingly such an ordinary thing as vinegar could save th...

Sep 24 2015, 6:01am 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