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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 )

Cal
- 489 days ago - e360.yale.edu
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 )

Cal
- 562 days ago - theecologist.org
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 )

Cal
- 617 days ago - latimes.com
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 )

Cal
- 651 days ago - news.yahoo.com
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 )

Anna
- 684 days ago - action.endangered.org
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 )

Cal
- 689 days ago - ori.wufoo.com
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 )

Anna
- 689 days ago - advocacy.pewtrusts.org
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 )

Nancy
- 690 days ago - soe.salsalabs.com
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 )

Cal
- 781 days ago - secure3.convio.net
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 )

Cal
- 817 days ago - csmonitor.com
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
TAKE ACTION NOW! PROTECT CARIBBEAN CORAL BY IMPROVING FISHERY MANAGEMENT
Environment  (tags: oceans, corals, Fisheries Service, practices, protection, environment, ecosystems, conservation, green, government, politics, world, nature, habitat )

Cal
- 937 days ago - secure.earthjustice.org
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 )

Cal
- 1013 days ago - news.mongabay.com
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 )

Cal
- 1151 days ago - forcechange.com
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 )

Cal
- 1155 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
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
TAKE ACTION NOW! Coral Habitats Being Crushed
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, protection, CORALS, corals, humans, world )

Cal
- 1166 days ago - act.oceana.org
Act now to protect Pacific habitats from bottom trawls
 

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