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Coral Sounds Alarm When Threatened

Posted November 9th, 2012 at 7:50 pm (UTC-4)
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Coral reefs provide one of the world’s most vital ecosystems and some of these reefs are in danger of being destroyed. While people are to blame for much of the destruction, nature also plays a role. Encroaching species of seaweed with poisonous compounds on their surfaces are one of nature’s threats. The toxic seaweed begins […]

Scientists Call for Global Action to Protect Coral Reefs

Posted July 10th, 2012 at 5:19 pm (UTC-4)
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More than 2,600 scientists are calling on governments worldwide to take steps to protect valuable coral reef ecosystems. They’ve endorsed a statement  written by scientists brought together by the Center for Ocean Solutions at California’s Stanford University. The statement was released this week to kick off the 12th International Coral Reef Symposium  being held in […]