Showing posts with label coral reef. Show all posts
Showing posts with label coral reef. Show all posts

Sunday, March 14, 2021

Greatest threat to civilisation is ‘apparently non-existent’

 

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 Former Greenpeace Canada president Patrick Moore says it would seem the greatest threat to civilisation is “invisible and non-existent”.

Thursday, January 09, 2020

Scientist plants corals in South China Sea to save ecosystem

Scientist plants corals in South China Sea to save ecosystem
For Huang Hui, planting corals in the deep sea is the most beautiful job in the world. "Coral reefs are rainforests under sea, like a garden in the water," said Huang. "It is significant to recover and protect them," Huang told the Global Times.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Damage to Great Barrier Reef Could Cost Australia Billions in Lost Tourism

Ongoing coral bleaching on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef could cost the region more than a million international and domestic tourists a year -- and up to 1 billion Australian dollars ($760 million) in lost revenue.

Monday, September 12, 2016

Great Barrier Reef begins to show signs of recovery from coral bleaching

One of the most popular reef spots at the Great Barrier Reef in Australia has almost fully recovered from the worst coral bleaching ever known in recent history, a NewsCorp report said on Monday.

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

UN cultural agency hails creation of world’s largest marine protected area

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) today welcomed the establishment by US President Barack Obama of the largest nature reserve in the world, done through expanding a marine reserve in the state of Hawaii.

Friday, August 26, 2016

Obama creates world's largest protected marine area off Hawaii

President Barack Obama will expand the country's largest contiguous fully protected conservation area to create the world's largest marine protected area in Hawaii, covering 582,578 square miles of land and sea, the White House said.

Friday, August 12, 2016

New video captures coral bleaching process. The filmed experiments were conducted in an aquarium

What exactly happens to coral during a bleaching event?

Recently, researchers in Australia employed a microscope, camera and smart tablet to find out how the organisms respond to heat stress. It's the first time scientists have filmed the behaviors specific to bleaching.

Tuesday, June 07, 2016

Smell of death hits Australia's Great Barrier Reef: WWF

The smell of death has inundated Australia's Great Barrier Reef, scientists and environmentalists say, as the ghostly white bleached coral is inundated by an algal slime.

Monday, May 30, 2016

Study: A Third of Parts of Great Barrier Reef 'Dead or Dying'

Mass bleaching has destroyed more than a third of the northern and central sections of Australia's Great Barrier Reef, scientists said Monday.

Wednesday, March 02, 2016

ApriEco Gea Headlines (April 2016)


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Scientists warned that low level coral bleaching are occurring on Australia's Great Barrier Reef due to high sea surface temperatures, and it could be exacerbated if the area continues to experience still and calm conditions for the next few weeks.......Great Barrier Reef hit by coral bleaching
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Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Acidic oceans stifling coral growth - Study

 Scientists unveiled the first smoking-gun evidence Wednesday that growing ocean acidity caused by global warming is already stifling growth of vital coral reefs.

Friday, December 11, 2015

Saturday, October 10, 2015

World's corals threatened by El Niño, climate change

Coral reefs around the world are facing the threat of the third massive bleaching event ever on record due to the warming effects of El Niño and the impacts of climate change, scientists warn.

Friday, June 26, 2015

Corals are already adapting to global warming (study)

Some coral populations already have genetic variants necessary to tolerate warm ocean waters, according to a study out Thursday that called for the spread of such genes to help corals survive global warming.

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Australia bans waste dumping on Great Barrier Reef

Australia has ordered a ban on dumping dredge waste on most of the Great Barrier Reef, the environment minister said on Saturday (Jan 24), as part of a push to stop the UN declaring the site in danger.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

US to create world's largest marine reserve in Pacific

The United States is to create the world's largest marine reserve, stretching over about 1 million 270,000 square kilometres of the Pacific ocean, the White House press service said.

US President Barack Obama will sign the bill on Thursday, setting out plans for a new environmental zone encompassing seven desert islands and coral atolls existing under US juridiction.

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