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This little guy is one of the reasons you should help save the reef

This little guy is one of the reasons you should help save the reef


a red staghorn coral

In a healthy reef, coral symbionts make food for the coral animal. (Juergen Freund / Alamy )

Paris agreement's 1.5C target 'only way' to save coral reefs, Unesco says | Environment | The Guardian

Scenes on Lighthouse Reef. Without international action this global biodiversity hot spot could be gone in just a few years. Image by by Justin Catanoso.

Line Bay surveys temperature-tolerant corals in the far northern Great Barrier Reef

Lyretail Anthias in Coral Reef, Pseudanthias squamipinnis, Osprey Reef, Coral Sea, Australia. '

An underwater photographer documents an expanse of dead coral at Lizard Island on Australia's Great Barrier

Well-positioned “robust reefs” may provide coral larvae to help the Great Barrier

This little guy is one of the reasons you should help save the reef! #

Underwater Scuba diver explore and enjoy Coral reef Sea life

Plan To Save The Reef By Pumping Cold Water Sounds Nutty But Might Just Work

Bleaching events in recent years have highlighted the need for rapid action to save the world's

The Australian government has unveiled a $60 million funding package to protect the Great Barrier Reef from pollution and coral-eating organisms, ...

coral bleaching off Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef

Worth trying to save?

Coral reefs are by many definitions the most biodiverse places on the planet and a huge

Fully bleached and fluorescent bleached branching corals on the Great Barrier Reef, March 2017

An Acropora colony on Christmas Island, Kiribati, before and after bleaching that struck the reef in 2015 and 2016.

Caribbean reefs were perfect for studying how limiting the catch of seaweed-eating fish could help coral reefs recover. Photograph: Alamy

Bright coloured clown fish on the Great Barrier Reef.

You look so happy there little guy. Coral can't live without parrotfish! These GORGEOUS fish help keep Caribbean coral reefs growing by grazing on algae ...

Newly-bleached coral



Coral bleaching seen at Loomis Reef, off Lizard Island on the Great Barrier Reef.

Variety of fish swimming in the Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia © Troy Mayne

Coral bleaching is actually caused by the death of algal organisms that live in coral and provide food through photosynthesis.

The Great Barrier Reef and why marine biologists have the world's worst job If your place of business was constantly being trashed while you struggled ...

Fluorescing and bleaching corals in New Caledonia in March 2016 captured by The Ocean Agency/XL Catlin Seaview Survey. The Ocean Agency/XL Catlin Seaview ...

A coral reef being overgrown by algae. WaterFrame/Alamy Stock Photo

A Tiny Coral Paradise in the Great Barrier Reef Reckons with Climate Change | The New Yorker

Researcher Grace Frank completing bleaching surveys.

A diver on the Great Barrier Reef with a pair of Barrier Reef Anemonefish – cousins of the clown fish made famous in the film “Finding Nemo”.

A healthy coral reef

Corals are bleached on a seabed near Okinawa island on Aug. 26, 2013.

The Great Barrier Reef is so large it can be seen from space, but large

Hot Water Corals in the Persian Gulf Could Help Save the World's Reefs. Coral reefs such as this one ...

Great Barrier Reef. An aerial view of the ...

Bleached coral on the Great Barrier Reef. '

dying coral on the Great Barrier Reef. '

Bleached coral off the coast of northeastern Australia is the result of warming ocean temperatures.

Blue Linckia Starfish.JPG · Biodiversity of a coral reef


How Justin Trudeau and Jerry Brown Can Help Save the Great Barrier Reef

In this edition of our series on the animal world, we're going under the sea with an article from last year that's as rich in style as it is in scientific ...

Snorkeling is one of the more popular ways to get a close look at the Great

The Great Barrier Reef in all its glory.

Fish on Shark Reef, Egypt. A healthy ...

Another mass bleaching has affected vast areas of the Great Barrier Reef.

Scientists try to regrow a dying coral reef 25 times faster than nature | PBS NewsHour

There is growing scientific conflict over bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef. Picture: Tourism

Dead coral, killed during a mass bleaching event. Bleaching is triggered by the stress of warmer sea temperatures, causing coral to expel symbiotic ...

What does it mean for Australia now there is scientific consensus on Earth's warming on a global scale? How would it impact our own weather and our unique ...

What would happen if all the coral reefs disappeared? The outlook is pretty grim.

Ben & Jerry's Fish Great Barrier Reef Image credit: JamesDPhotography. Why ...

A raccoon butterflyfish on a coral reef in Egypt's Red Sea. The vast majority of aquarium fish come from countries with known cyanide fishing problems.

Students from The Ohio State University enjoying helping with the seaweed removal.

It almost isn't fair to call a coral reef a “biome” or “ecosystem,” it may be more important to their survival to begin to see them for what they are ...

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A scuba diver moves in the ocean over a row of bleached coral

5 Species We Stand to Lose if Coral Reefs are Destroyed

Time running out to save the world's coral reefs

Great Barrier Reef Facts

Saving Florida's Coral Reefs in the Wake of Hurricane Irma — Oceans Deeply

Coral reefs could hold the cures for some of the human race's most common—and serious—ailments.

How a global crusade is working to save the improbable reef of Cartagena

$60 million to save the Great Barrier Reef is a drop in the ocean, but we have to try

Oh man, coral bleaching impacts our fish too? Yep, that's because the ...

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What Does Your Love for Cheese Have To Do With Dying Coral Reefs? - One Green Planet

Coral breeding experiments at SeaSim, the world's most sophisticated aquarium.

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A diver takes part in a Florida Reef Resilience Program survey in the Middle Florida Keys. (Meaghan Johnson/The Nature Conservancy)

Coral bleaching at Lizard Island on the Great Barrier Reef, March 2016. Photo by the XL Catlin Seaview Survey, catlinseaviewsurvey.com

Scientists with Australia's ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies said on Monday, April 10, that they had recorded “severe coral bleaching across ...

A researcher swims by minor damage on Great Barrier Reef

Aerial view of bleached Kimberley reef (Steeve Comeau)

This silverback mountain gorilla knows how awesome he is (Credit: Andy Rouse/NPL

Snorkeling amid the rubble of Lighthouse Reef. Image by by Justin Catanoso. Caribbean Sea, 2016.

We'd really like to thank all of the researches quoted here who have worked on this area of expertise, without their studies the impact of this infographic ...

Saving Coral Reefs Becomes a Tourism Priority

A rainbow parrotfish in the Caribbean. Photo: © Ken Marks

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Giant brain coral and elkhorn coral on Lighthouse Reef. Image by by Justin Catanoso. Caribbean Sea, 2016.

'Zero recovery' for corals in back-to-back Great Barrier Reef bleaching

The Great Barrier Reef can repair itself, with a little help from science

The Reef from above.