Reef experiment set to answer big reef restoration questions Scientists have selectively shaded bleached corals on the c– gaining critical in-field data to inform future large-scale interventions that could help […]
Plankton-eating fish drive fishing ‘sweet spots’. A new study has found ocean plankton and their predators are responsible for sparking ‘sweet spots’ of abundant fish in tropical coral reefs. These areas will […]
Corals carefully organise proteins to form rock-hard skeletons. Charles Darwin, the British naturalist who championed the theory of evolution, noted that corals form far-reaching structures, largely made of limestone, that […]
EU joins the International Coral Reef Initiative to protect marine ecosystems. Commissioner Sinkevičius is representing the EU in the General Assembly of the International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI). The EU […]
SIA Supports Ocean Panel’s Sustainability Agenda – Seafood Industry Australia (SIA), the national peak body representing the Australian seafood industry, has welcomed Australia’s commitment to sustainable oceans under its representation […]
Uncovering the hidden life of ‘dead’ coral reefs. ‘Dead’ coral rubble can support more animals than live coral, according to University of Queensland researchers trialling a high-tech sampling method. UQ’s Dr […]
US report on new approaches to conserve coral reefs. A National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) commissioned report from the National Academies has provided expert advice on novel approaches to […]
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