Acropora

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First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Science Notes: Some corals adapt to warmer waters; lab rats stressed by male scientists

Some corals adapt to warmer watersWarming ocean waters have already devastated many coral reefs. But new research involving a species of coral that is resistant to higher temperatures suggests that others may be able to adapt, too.When water gets too ... [Published Buffalo News - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Governments must commit billions to save the Reef

Posted on 12 August 2014Tropical island and Acropora Coral reef. Heron Island, Great Barrier Reef.The latest science confirms the continued rapid decline of the Reef and the urgent need for stronger action and a major injection of funds to help it re ... [Published WWF Australia - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

BNT and Blue Project helping to restore Bahamian coral reefs

The Bahamas National Trust (BNT) is helping to increase the amount of coral reefs in The Bahamas by establishing coral nurseries as a part of its Atlantis Blue Project.The project is a supporter of environmental non-government organizations and aims to ... [Published Nassau Guardian - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jun 08 2014 - Updated Jun 09 2014 - 1 reports

How to celebrate World Oceans Day

World Oceans Day is June 8 — it’s a time to celebrate the oceans and take steps to protect ocean health. Why celebrate the oceans? Whether you live on the coast or inland, we are all intimately connected to the oceans. The organizers of this year’s ... [Published EarthSky - Jun 08 2014]
Entities: Oxygen, Acropora, Pollution
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Amakusaplana Acroporae: This Coral-Eating Worm May Mean Big Trouble For Reefs

It is barely possible to see the parasitic worm Amakusaplana acroporae when it sits on its favorite hosts, the staghorn coral Acropora, thanks to its excellent camouflage. However, new research from the University of Southampton has found that the small ... [Published Scientific Blogging - Apr 11 2014]

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"To turn around the Reef's health requires significant new initiatives not business-as-usual,” said Mr O’Gorman."
...genetic information of the whole coral community, understanding the molecular mechanism behind the host coral is impossible," says Shinzato. "The complementarity in amino acid synthesis between the host coral and its symbiont had long been predicted, but our study provides an insight into coral-symbiont interactions at a genetic level for the first time" Shinzato added, underlining the significance of this study

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How to celebrate World Oceans Day [Published EarthSky - Jun 08 2014]
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How to celebrate World Oceans Day [Published EarthSky - Jun 08 2014]
World Oceans Day is June 8 — it’s a time to celebrate the oceans and take steps to protect ocean health. Why celebrate the oceans? Whether you live on the coast or inland, we are all intimately connected to the oceans. The organizers of this year’s ...
Amakusaplana Acroporae: This Coral-Eating Worm ... [Published Scientific Blogging - Apr 11 2014]
It is barely possible to see the parasitic worm Amakusaplana acroporae when it sits on its favorite hosts, the staghorn coral Acropora, thanks to its excellent camouflage. However, new research from the University of Southampton has found that the small ...
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