Improvements to water quality or fishing controls don't prevent underwater heatwaves damaging coral, studies of mass bleaching events reveal The post Only an End to Global Warming Can Save the Great Barrier Reef appeared first on WIRED.
A 20-year study is shining a light on a world that's upending the very idea of a coral reef. The post Hawaii’s Mysterious Coral Reefs Turn Out to Be Super Weird appeared first on WIRED.
A new exhibit shows off the undersea creatures who populate one of the most mysterious, poorly understood parts of the ocean. The post Unraveling the Mystery of the Ocean's Twilight Zone appeared first on WIRED.
A state-of-the-art instrument, usually found on satellites and spacecraft, will survey coral reefs on Earth. The post NASA Steps Up to Track the Shrinking of Earth’s Coral Reefs appeared first on WIRED.
Coral researcher Ruth Gates intends to breed—and eventually introduce—climate-adapted “super coral” to the ocean to help bring the world’s ailing reefs back to life. The post The Controversial Race to Breed Climate-Adapted Super Coral appeared first on WIRED.
Crown-of-thorns starfish are the zombies of the sea. They won’t die even if you cut them in half. The post The Great Barrier Reef's Best Hope Is a Killer Robot appeared first on WIRED.