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Certain corals, with high genetic diversity, may adapt to climate change

Half of all coral species in the Caribbean went extinct between 1 and 2 million years ago, probably due to drastic environmental changes. Which...

When corals met algae: Symbiotic relationship crucial to reef survival dates...

The mutually beneficial relationship between algae and modern corals—which provides algae with shelter, gives coral reefs their colors and supplies both organisms with nutrients—began...

Scientists call for new strategy to study climate change impacts on...

An international research team calls for a targeted research strategy to better understand the impact multiple stressors will have on coral reef in the...

Researchers study sediment record in deep coral reefs

A University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science-led research team analyzed the sediments of mesophotic coral reefs, deep reef communities...

La Niña-like conditions associated with 2,500-year-long shutdown of coral reef growth

A new study has found that La Niña-like conditions in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Panamá were closely associated with an abrupt...

Predicting coral reef futures under climate change

Researchers examining the impact of climate change on coral reefs have found a way to predict which reefs are likely to recover following bleaching...

Ancient reefs preserved tropical marine biodiversity

Habitat refugia in which coral reefs have remained stable over time played a key role in preserving tropical marine fish biodiversity, a study highlights....

Volcanoes Responsible For Coral Reef Diversity

A new study claims earthquakes and volcanoes are responsible for the diverse nature of the ocean’s coral reefs. With this information, scientists are now...

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