START A PETITION37,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good


Take Action: Support Protections for Gulf of Mexico's Deep-Sea Corals ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, corals )

- 64 days ago -
Most of life on the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico was a mystery until little more than a decade ago. In recent years, scientists have documented numerous fragile coral communities, some thousands of years old. These ancient bottom-dwelling animals play
As Ocean Waters Heat Up, A Quest to Create Super Corals
Environment  (tags: warming seas, corals, biodiversity, enegineering, protection, oceans, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation )

- 954 days ago -
With the worldâEUR(TM)s coral reefs increasingly threatened by warmer and more acidic seas, scientists are selectively breeding corals to create species with the best chance to survive in the coming century and beyond
Coal and Climate Change: A Death Sentence for the Great Barrier Reef
Environment  (tags: Great Barrier Reef, corals, environment, ecosystems, destruction, climate-change, protection, oceans, politics, world )

- 1027 days ago -
With 50% of the corals gone, UNESCO's World Heritage Committee has been pressuring the Australian and Queensland governments to increase their commitment to reversing the deteriorating health of the Reef.
Florida Coral Restoration May Take $250 Million, and 400 Years
Environment  (tags: corals, coral restoration projects, pollution, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, government, politics, wildlife )

- 1082 days ago -
No one expected it would be easy to restore elkhorn and staghorn corals, the once-abundant, reef-building species that since the 1970s have vanished from almost all of their old range.
Fears Over Plastic-Eating Coral in Australia's Barrier Reef
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, plastic pollution, plastics, oceans, corals, wildlife, world, oceans, pollution, research )

- 1116 days ago -
Corals in the Great Barrier Reef are eating small plastic debris in the ocean, Australian researchers said on Tuesday, raising fears about the impact the indigestible fragments have on their health and other marine life.
Protect Deep-Sea Corals From Damaging Bottom-Trawl Fishing PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, corals, protection )

- 1149 days ago -
Please send a public comment to the MAFMC encouraging full protection for this vital foundation of the Atlantic Ocean ecosystem.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Atlantic Deep Sea Corals
Environment  (tags: corals, environment, ecosystems, protection, humans, politics, wildlife )

- 1153 days ago -
This month (January 2015) the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council will decide whether and to what extent to protect deep sea corals.
Protect Ancient Corals PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, corals )

- 1154 days ago -
Act Now: Ask the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council to protect deep-sea corals.
Tell the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council to Protect Deep-Sea Corals From Destructive Fishing! ACTION US
Environment  (tags: corals, fishing, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, ecosystems, endangered, environment, protection )

- 1155 days ago -
The stationary nature of cold-water corals makes them particularly vulnerable to pollution and changes in the ocean's temperature, but their greatest global threat is from bottom fishing.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect the Bering Sea Canyons Now!
Environment  (tags: wildlife, protection, environment, BeringSea Canyons, corals, sea creatures )

- 1246 days ago -
We must take a precautionary approach and set aside representative portions of critical habitat - such as in the Bering Sea Canyons - as an insurance policy for our future.
Threatened Coral: Climate Change Puts 20 Types at Risk
Environment  (tags: endangered, animalwelfare, animals, wildlife, corals, climate-change, nature, humans, protection )

- 1281 days ago -
Climate change is one reason the US government is putting 20 species of threatened coral on a list of threatened species. The threatened coral are vital to the health of marine ecosystem
Environment  (tags: oceans, corals, Fisheries Service, practices, protection, environment, ecosystems, conservation, green, government, politics, world, nature, habitat )

- 1402 days ago -
The Fisheries Service has a duty to protect coral reefs from unsustainable fishing and other human impacts. With the development of new fishery management plans for the U.S. Caribbean, the agency now has an important opportunity to update fishery manageme
Corals Thriving Despite Acidified Conditions in Remote Pacific Bay
Environment  (tags: oceans, corals, ocean acidification, protection, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, nature, climate-change, pollution )

- 1478 days ago -
Scientists have discovered a small island bay in the Pacific which could serve as a peephole into the future of the ocean
TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand Rigorous Conservation of Indonesian Coral Reefs - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, protection, CORALS, corals, humans, world )

- 1616 days ago -
Destructive fishing practices, such as blast and cyanide fishing, are threatening the coral reefs of Indonesia, which are among the most biologically diverse in the world.
Breathtaking Underwater Panoramas Capture Beauty, Destruction Of World's Coral Reefs (PHOTOS)
Environment  (tags: science, discovery, corals, humans, environment, ecosystems, nature, GoodNews, water, oceans, habitat, politics, protection )

- 1619 days ago -
The Catlin Seaview Survey, an effort launched in 2012 as part of the Global Reef Record, aims to make the destruction easier to visualize. Using high-tech underwater cameras (the same ones Google Seaview uses), Catlin has been capturing 360-degree panoram

butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Popular Tags for: Environment

Most Active Stories Today in Environment tagged with corals

top story finders in Environment

1. Pat B 29 popular stories

2. Animae C 27 popular stories

3. JL A 27 popular stories

4. Mary T 27 popular stories

5. Paulo R 27 popular stories

6. Rita S 26 popular stories

7. Marianne R 26 popular stories

8. Cher C 26 popular stories

9. Freya H 26 popular stories

10. Wood Lover 25 popular stories

more top news finders »

What makes a top story finder?
A top finder is someone who submits stories that become popular and are promoted to the front page.

wanted: news analysts

Get Active in the Care2 News Network!

Help ferret out the most noteworthy of the Newly Submitted stories and promote them to the Front Page.

care2 news network tools

News Network Bookmarklet

Submit stories from your browser toolbar with the easy to use Add to Care2 News! bookmarklet.

News Network Syndication

Get this page in RSS. Keep up to date with the Care2 News Network in your favorite RSS reader. Yahoo!, Newsgator, Bloglines, and more!
Find out how to subscribe!

care2 newsletter spotlight

Join over 2 Million Care2 Subscribers! Sign up for our FREE Newsletters, Delivered to your Inbox!

New to Care2? Start Here.