Reefs


Hawaii Becomes First State to Ban Sunscreens Harmful to Coral Reefs

Hawaii Becomes First State to Ban Sunscreens Harmful to Coral Reefs

Hawaii puts Restrictions on Sales of Environmentally Unfriendly Sunscreens...

Jul 4 2018, 11:46am CDT

Snapchat Lenses Bring Coral Reefs to Life

Snapchat Lenses Bring Coral Reefs to Life

Add a super-sized sea slug to your Snap. Snapchat Lenses are Going to Allow Coral Reefs to Enter your Line of Vision...

Jun 20 2018, 12:59pm CDT

Rising Sea Level could Drown Coral Reefs

Rising Sea Level could Drown Coral Reefs

New study says many coral reefs will be unable to keep growing fast enough to keep up with rising sea levels...

Jun 14 2018, 2:52pm CDT

A Mysterious Disease is Detected in Florida Coral Reefs

A Mysterious Disease is Detected in Florida Coral Reefs

The disease is destroying large part of world's third largest coral reef system...

May 17 2018, 7:43am CDT

Coral Reefs Protects Coasts from Severe Storms, Study Finds

Coral Reefs Protect Coasts from Severe Storms, Study Finds

Coral reef systems can naturally protect coasts from tropical cyclones by reducing the impact of large waves...

Apr 4 2018, 12:02am CDT

Scientists Create First Map of Hawai’i Coral Reefs

Scientists Create First Map of Hawai’i Coral Reefs

The map documents the impact of human activities and natural events on reef recovery...

Mar 3 2018, 4:04pm CST

Plastic Trash is Spreading Diseases in Coral Reefs: Study

Plastic Trash is Spreading Diseases in Coral Reefs: Study

Ocean plastic is killing corals by increasing risk of disease in them...

Jan 28 2018, 12:21pm CST

Eighteenth Century Maps Reveal How Badly We have Damaged Coral Reefs

Eighteenth Century Maps Reveal How Badly We have Damaged Coral Reefs

New analysis says that the region of Florida Keys has lost more than half of its coral reef structures...

Sep 9 2017, 9:01am CDT

Dead Zones Threatens Coral Reefs Worldwide

Dead Zones Threatens Coral Reefs Worldwide

It looks like dead zones are a menace for coral reefs on a global level. In fact, they threaten the very existence of coral ree...

Mar 22 2017, 11:39am CDT

Parrotfish can Help Save Coral Reefs, Study Says

Parrotfish can Help Save Coral Reefs, Study Says

Herbivorous fish like parrotfish can play a critical role in maintaining reef systems...

Jan 23 2017, 10:40am CST

Small Grazers Can Prevent Algae From Overgrowing Caribbean Reefs

Small Grazers Can Prevent Algae From Overgrowing Caribbean Reefs

Can tiny grazers replace coral reefs at Caribbean?...

Jan 9 2017, 9:31am CST

Climate Change to Impact 99 Percent Coral Reefs

The coral reefs around the world are subject to the deleterious effects of climate change in the future. That is why conservati...

Jan 6 2017, 9:01am CST

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

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

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