Posts Tagged ‘reefs’

Coral Reef in Iraq

Thursday, March 6th, 2014
coral, reefs, corals, iraq, iraqi, environment, harsh

Researchers have discovered a diverse coral reef off of the harsh coastline of Iraq.

Sponge Heroes

Friday, October 11th, 2013
sponges, coral, corals, reefs, organisms, Darwin, nutrients, oceans, marine, animals

Are faceless sponges the true heroes of coral reef ecosystems?

Measuring Biodiversity

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013
biodiversity, measure, measuring, oceans, ecosystems, fish, citizen science, reefs, reef life survey, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, vims, scuba, species, function, richness

Researchers, with the help of citizen scientists, are measuring ocean biodiversity in a whole new way.

Saving Coral Reefs

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013
corals, reefs, coral, Bart Shepherd, secore, reproduction, climate change, bleaching, algae, Philippines, conservation

Coral reefs are in trouble globally and efforts are underway to save them.

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Friday, July 19th, 2013
lionfish, Luiz Rocha, caribbean, Brazil, Belize, invasive, species, coral, reefs, fish, submersible, dives

As invasive lionfish spread throughout the Caribbean and farther south, researchers are learning more about these damaging fish.

Oysters and Acidification

Friday, June 14th, 2013
oysters, ocean acidification, san francisco, bay, chesapeake, japanese, peter roopnarine, reefs, larvae, larval

How does ocean acidification affect oysters? How do oysters affect acidification?

The Opportunistic Mimic

Thursday, January 5th, 2012

Here’s a mimic that mimics a mimic!

How Reef Fish Travel

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

Academy researcher Luiz Rocha explains how coral reef fish travel great distances.

Atoll Tale

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

Remote atolls are teaching scientists a lot about healthy coral reef ecosystems and their future.

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