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Air pollution stunts coral reef growth Apr 8, 1:12 pm
London, April 8 (ANI): Researchers have for the first time shown a clear link between the speed at which corals grow, and pollution caused by human activity.
How the purple and pink sunscreens of reef corals work Jan 23, 5:38 pm
London, Jan.23 (ANI): New research by the University of Southampton has found a mechanism as to how corals use their pink and purple hues as sunscreen to protect them against harmful sunlight.
London, November 7 (ANI): Nutrient-rich slurry from farms in Australia had been contributing to the collapse of the corals in the Great Barrier Reef for 90 years, researchers at the University of Queensland have revealed.
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): Corals may be more severely impacted by climate warming when they contain too many symbiotic algae, a new study by scientists at the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science has revealed.
London, September 17 (ANI): Two thirds of corals could be saved only under a scenario with strong action on mitigating greenhouse-gas emissions and the assumption that corals can adapt at extremely rapid rates, suggests a study.
Coral reefs could be saved by improving water quality Aug 20, 5:34 pm
London, August 20 (ANI): Researchers have found that an imbalance of nutrients in reef waters can increase the bleaching susceptibility of reef corals.
World's coral reefs could still be saved Jul 11, 10:20 am
Washington, July 11 (ANI): Managing corals so they thrive may hold the secret of saving the world's coral reefs in a time that might otherwise bring near-extinction, say experts.
How virus power kills Red Sea corals Jul 9, 5:34 pm
London, July 9 (ANI): Researchers have found the secret behind how bacteria bleaches and kills corals.
Corals 'could cope with ocean acidification' Apr 3, 6:41 pm
London, April 3 (ANI): Scientists have identified a powerful internal mechanism that could enable some corals and their symbiotic algae to counter the adverse impact of a more acidic ocean.
Heat stress 'may help coral reefs survive future climate change' Mar 31, 5:03 pm
Washington, Mar 31 (ANI): Corals that have survived heat stress in the past are more likely to survive it in the future, a new study has claimed.
Washington, March 28 (ANI): Researchers have examined corals from the Great Barrier Reef affected by the Black Band Disease and identified the critical parameters that allow this prevalent disease to cause wide mortality of corals around the world.
Acidic seas threaten survival of corals and shellfish Mar 3, 6:03 pm
London, Mar 3 (ANI): Rising levels of carbon dioxide could lead to mass extinction of shellfish, coral reefs and other marine animals with exterior skeletons, a study has said.
Oceans acidified by human CO2 emissions far beyond natural levels Jan 23, 12:28 pm
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): Human-induced carbon dioxide emissions for the past 100 to 200 years have already raised acidity of world's oceans far beyond the range of natural variations, a new study has revealed.
Corals commit 'suicide' as Earth warms Nov 19, 11:44 am
London, Nov 19 (ANI): Australian scientists have discovered the molecular mechanism that leads to mass death of corals worldwide as the Earth's climate changes.
Washington, Sept 30 (ANI): An international team of scientists have found a tool for managing corals reefs and tropical fisheries worldwide that could play a vital role in preventing the reefs' collapse.
Coming soon, a sunscreen pill made of natural tropical corals Aug 31, 12:42 pm
Washington, August 31 (ANI): Scientists have identified a new compound that can be used to "create a sunscreen for human use".
Soft corals are key building blocks of reefs Aug 17, 5:51 pm
Washington, Aug17 (ANI): Scientists have long believed that soft corals, one of the many endangered elements of marine life, are only minor contributors to the structure of coral reefs.
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