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Mass coral bleaching events are making it harder for some species of reef fish to identify competitors, new research reveals. Scientists studying reefs across five Indo-Pacific regions found that the ability of butterflyfish individuals to identify competitor species and respond appropriatel
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China is overfishing, dumping waste into marine protected areas, polluting air, water and land alike, disturbing and destroying the coral reefs, and killing protected fish species.
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The severity of marine heatwaves (MHWs) that are increasingly impacting ocean ecosystems, including vulnerable coral reefs, has primarily been assessed using remotely sensed sea-surface temperatures (SSTs), without information relevant to heating across ecosystem depths.
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Scientists have discovered that invading rats on tropical islands are influencing the territorial behaviour of fish on adjacent coral reefs.
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A study published in the journal 'Science Advances' examined fossil corals gathered from more than 11 sites throughout Hong Kong and established the first palaeoecological baseline for coral communities in the Greater Bay Area.
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Washington [US], October 2 (ANI): An international team of researchers has found acidity levels increasing three to four times faster than ocean waters elsewhere and a strong correlation between the accelerated rate of melting ice in the region and the rate of ocean acidification. This threa
Washington [US], October 1 (ANI): Existing ways of calculating biodiversity dynamics are not very effective in detecting wholesale species community change due to the effects of ocean acidification.
Updated : 7 months, 2 weeks ago IST
California [US], June 19 (ANI): A new analysis shows that restoring mangroves and coral reefs can be a cost-effective solution to reducing coastal flooding in more than 20 Caribbean countries.
Updated : 8 months, 1 week ago IST
England [UK], May 27 (ANI): According to new research, artificial intelligence (AI) can track the health of coral reefs by learning the "song of the reef."
Updated : 10 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Washington [US], March 10 (ANI): A new study has outlined 150 years of sea-surface temperature history throughout the Greater Caribbean region, highlighting significant warming trends that have disrupted coral reef ecosystems.
Updated : 11 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Washington [US], February 15 (ANI): Chinese activities in the Indo-Pacific are causing severe environmental degradation in the region.
Updated : 12 months ago IST
Washington [US], February 2 (ANI): A new study has found that more than half of the ocean surface has exceeded a historical heat extreme threshold on a regular basis since 2014.