Tag: coral reefs
Since the identification of the disease off Virginia Key in 2014, it has spread to the Caribbean, the Bahamas, Jamaica, Saint Maarten and Mexico.
“It’s nice to see that places like that still exist.”
Marine heatwaves, which have become more frequent, intense, and have been staying longer, are playing a huge role in coral death, says...
“Oxybenzone, octinoxate and octocrylene devastate coral and marine life and are also known carcinogenic and hormone disruptors in humans.”
Coral reefs, often referred to as “the rainforests of the seas,” are currently facing a variety of threats from ocean warming and...
Many scientists see marine reserves as crucial to the health of surrounding waters, giving fishing populations the space they need to grow.