Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Tag: coral reefs

Coral disease spreading in Caribbean linked to wastewater from ships

Since the identification of the disease off Virginia Key in 2014, it has spread to the Caribbean, the Bahamas, Jamaica, Saint Maarten and Mexico.

Largest coral reef survey in French Polynesia offers hope

“It’s nice to see that places like that still exist.”

Ocean heat waves becoming more frequent and killing coral instantly

Marine heatwaves, which have become more frequent, intense, and have been staying longer, are playing a huge role in coral death, says...

Lawmakers in U.S. Virgin Islands ban sunscreens that harm coral reefs

“Oxybenzone, octinoxate and octocrylene devastate coral and marine life and are also known carcinogenic and hormone disruptors in humans.”

Biodiversity can help coral reefs survive in current climate crisis

Coral reefs, often referred to as “the rainforests of the seas,” are currently facing a variety of threats from ocean warming and...

Zinke recommends opening up pacific national monuments to commercial fishing

Many scientists see marine reserves as crucial to the health of surrounding waters, giving fishing populations the space they need to grow.

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We need a mass movement that can deal with climate disasters by training people to both protect and mobilize their communities.

Why Brazil’s upcoming presidential election could determine the future of the Amazon

“I don’t say this lightly as a scientist, but this is the most important election ever in Brazil for the Amazon and its survival.”

‘Huge victory’: Starbucks agrees to begin contract talks with 230+ union stores

"We've been ready to bargain since day one," said one union leader, "but now we're operating together on a national level to make sure all of our voices are heard, together."