Acropora

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Name: Acropora
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Draft plan to save Reef needs bold new action and funding

Posted on 15 September 2014Tropical island and Acropora Coral reef. Heron Island, Great Barrier Reef.WWF-Australia today acknowledged some positives in the draft Reef 2050 plan but said that overall it falls short of delivering the bold new action required ... [Published WWF Australia - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Harvesting the wealth of agriculture

T HERE is a new breed of youngsters getting involved in agriculture these days. They are knowledgeable and hands-on, and they see great potential out there in the fields.The importance of the agriculture sector to the economy is undeniable. Food safety ... [Published New Straits Times - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Identification of Scleractinian Coral Recruits Using Fluorescent Censusing and DNA Barcoding Techniques

by Chia-Min Hsu, Stéphane de Palmas, Chao-Yang Kuo, Vianney Denis, Chaolun Allen ChenThe identification of coral recruits has been problematic due to a lack of definitive morphological characters being available for higher taxonomic resolution. In this ... [Published Plosone.org - Sep 12 2014]
Entities: DNA, Acropora, Species, Montipora
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Tata, WTI, GoG sign MoU on Whale Shark day, marine conservation gets a boost

The capital of Gujarat today, witnessed Wildlife Trust of India (WTI), the Gujarat Forest Department and Tata Chemicals Limited (TCL) come together to commemorate International Whale Shark Day and their success in protecting the Whale Sharks since the ... [Published DeshGujarat - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Contrasting Light Spectra Constrain the Macro and Microstructures of Scleractinian Corals

by Rui J. M. Rocha, Ana M. B. Silva, M. Helena Vaz Fernandes, Igor C. S. Cruz, Rui Rosa, Ricardo CaladoThe morphological plasticity of scleractinian corals can be influenced by numerous factors in their natural environment. However, it is difficult to ... [Published Plosone.org - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

20 Corals Protected Under Endangered Species Act Because of Global Warming

Today’s decision is the single-largest protection decision for corals under the Endangered Species Act.“This decision is a big step forward for corals,” said Miyoko Sakashita, the Center’s oceans director. “The world’s coral reefs are in crisis from global ... [Published San Francisco Bay Area Independent Media Center - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

NOAA: 2 NMI coral species may become endangered

00:00 By Richelle Agpoon-Cabang - richelle@mvariety.com - Variety News StaffTWO coral species in the CNMI — Acropora globiceps and Pavona diffluens — are among those that are threatened and may become endangered within the next few years, the National ... [Published Marianas Variety - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Feds give 20 species of colorful coral in Atlantic and Pacific protection as threatened

By Online Editor3:38 pm GMT+12, 28/08/2014, United StatesThe U.S federal government is protecting 20 types of colorful coral by putting them on the list of threatened species, partly because of climate change.Five species can be found off the Atlantic ... [Published Pacific Islands News Association - Aug 28 2014]
Entities: Species, Acropora, Guam
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Sickly Coral Reefs Fail the Smell Test

By Megan Gannon, News EditorDate: 21 August 2014 Time: 02:00 PM ETCorals thrive in the marine protected area of Votua Village in Fiji, one of the three protected areas used in the study.CREDIT: João KrajewskiYoung corals and fish in the Pacific Ocean ... [Published LiveScience.com - Aug 21 2014]
Entities: Larva, Habitat, Acropora
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 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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"We want to thank our stakeholders and partners for their strong participation at each step of this process, and we look forward to working with the states, territories, commonwealths, local governments and all our stakeholders and partners to conserve these coral species and ensure they remain for future generations to enjoy" said Sobeck
"That's a very a surprising result," Steneck said. "I take graduate students down to the Caribbean every year, and most of them can't identify coral species as well as coral larvae can."
...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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Draft plan to save Reef needs bold new action a... [Published WWF Australia - Sep 15 2014]
Harvesting the wealth of agriculture [Published New Straits Times - Sep 13 2014]
Identification of Scleractinian Coral Recruits ... [Published Plosone.org - Sep 12 2014]
Tata, WTI, GoG sign MoU on Whale Shark day, mar... [Published DeshGujarat - Aug 30 2014]
Contrasting Light Spectra Constrain the Macro a... [Published Plosone.org - Aug 29 2014]
NOAA: 2 NMI coral species may become endangered [Published Marianas Variety - Aug 28 2014]
Feds give 20 species of colorful coral in Atlan... [Published Pacific Islands News Association - Aug 28 2014]
20 Corals Protected Under Endangered Species Ac... [Published San Francisco Bay Area Independent Media Center - Aug 28 2014]
8/27/14 — NOAA lists 20 coral species as threat... [Published Noodls - Aug 28 2014]
Sickly Coral Reefs Fail the Smell Test [Published LiveScience.com - Aug 21 2014]
Science Notes: Some corals adapt to warmer wate... [Published Buffalo News - Aug 17 2014]
How to celebrate World Oceans Day [Published EarthSky - Jun 08 2014]
Amakusaplana Acroporae: This Coral-Eating Worm ... [Published Scientific Blogging - Apr 11 2014]
World's First Simultaneous Genetic Sequencing o... [Published Science Daily - Jan 26 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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