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U.S., Cuba to Jointly Protect, Study Marine Life | Science/AAAS | News
Environment  (tags: Cuba, Florida, NOAA, marine management, ocean health, scientifiic collaboration, international cooperation, key fish species, reefs, ocean beds )

- 7 days ago -
key fish species, such as billfish and red grouper, cross international boundaries and need to be managed regionally to ensure their protection. Some of Cuba's reefs and seagrass beds are healthier than those just 100 kilometers away in Florida
Sunscreen Chemical Oxybenzone Blamed for Harm to Coral Reefs
Environment  (tags: destruction, ecosystems, environment, reefs, sunscreen chemicals, BP3, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, pollution, protection, healthconditions, endangered )

- 34 days ago -
Sunscreen contains a chemical that scientists believe is causing massive damage to coral reefs worldwide and that threatens their very existence, researchers have warned.
Environment  (tags: reefs, destruction, protection )

- 374 days ago -
Tell the CEOs of ANZ, Commonwealth Bank, NAB and Westpac to say no to Reef destruction today! If they publicly rule out funding this project, it will be almost impossible for Adani to push forward with its plans.
Bora Bora's Threatened Reefs
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, nature, reefs, threatened, protection, destruction )

- 1666 days ago -
Bora Bora, Society Islands, French Polynesia - I dove last week in the beautiful lagoon that surrounds the tall island to have a first hand look at how the coral reef is doing in this South Pacific resort island. The report is not good.
Noisy Coral Reefs = Healthy Coral Reefs?
Environment  (tags: Coral Reefs, science, corals, reefs, sound )

- 1886 days ago -
You Just Have to Listen Closely.Scientists from Exeter University and Bristol University might have just found a new way to evaluate the condition of coral reefs. It's pretty simple when you think about it: You just listen.
We're Taking 100 Million Tons of Sea Creatures From the Ocean & Replacing Them With Plastic: Sylvia Earle
Environment  (tags: oceans, trawling, destruction, reefs, corals, marine health, wildlife, politics, nature, protection, destruction, conservation, environment )

- 2020 days ago -
People don't know the real cost of the shrimp that are on their plates. Trawling for shrimp is like bulldozing a forest to catch songbirds and squirrels. You throw away the forest and all the other creatures and shake out a few pounds of protein.
Protect Okinawa's Reefs - Stop the Planned Military Base ! TAKE ACTION !
Environment  (tags: environment, protection, nature, habitat, Okinawa, reefs, marine life, military base, wildlife )

- 2136 days ago -
Okinawa is home to ecologically significant coral reefs that support more than 1,000 species of reef fish, marine mammals, and sea turtles. Creatures like the dugong, a critically endangered and culturally treasured animal, rely on these reefs for their
How to Save 83% of the World's Coral Reef Species
Environment  (tags: environment, nature, green, oceans, marine life, fish, coral, corals, coral reef, coral reefs, wildlife, endangered species, islands, water, fishes, reef, reefs, nature conservancy, science, conservation, the nature conservancy, tnc )

- 2739 days ago -
Coral reefs provide the world with goods and services worth US$375 billion annually, but scientists estimate that 70% of all corals reefs could be lost by 2050. Now a new initiative aims to conserve an astounding 83% of the world's coral species.
Realty Projects Threaten Reefs
Environment  (tags: climate-change, environment, destruction, habitatdestruction, nature, oceans, protection, humans, reefs )

- 2812 days ago -
Muscat: Rich coral colonies in Oman's waters need close monitoring to protect them from threats that is posed by various elements, including development projects that are sprouting like mushrooms. Oman is rapidly becoming an important destination for g
New Reef Warning a Wake-Call: Garrett
Environment  (tags: water, reefs, destruction, ClimateChange )

- 3033 days ago -
Labor says new research showing Pacific coral reefs are dying faster than ever should serve as a wake-up call to the federal government. The study from the University of North Carolina found the decline in the reefs is driven by climate change, disease
Fla. Officials Try to Shield Coral Reefs
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, coral, coral reefs, Florida, reefs, hatcheries, fishing, endangered, environment, oceans )

- 3088 days ago -
Just below the sea's surface off Florida's southeast coast lies a virtual gold mine. It's not sunken treasure or a Spanish galleon but rather nature's bounty: rows of coral reefs that generate billions of dollars a year in tourism spending. But . . .

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