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Global Warming

Global Warming Fuels Coral Killer

Global warming worsens a disease that has almost wiped out Caribbean coral reefs, according to a new study by researchers at the Florida Institute of Technology. 162 more words

Disease

Coral Making A Comeback

A study shows that coral can make a quick recovery if pollutants – like sewage and fertilizers- are removed.

Pollutants from nearby agriculture and urban areas have been shown to increase coral disease and coral bleaching, when the coral turns white due to stress. 283 more words

Environment

Environment

Scientists Race to Save Coral in Miami

A group of scientists is in Biscayne Bay on an urgent mission to save as many corals as it can before the marine creatures are destroyed as part of an underwater excavation of Miami’s shipping channel. 88 more words

Environment

Betcha Never Thought Coral Was So Important

I know it’s a random thing to say, but having spent time amongst the Great Barrier Reef, I learned a lot about why everyone should know a little somethin’ about coral. 673 more words