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Hawaii strengthens protections for coral reef - Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Hawaii strengthens protections for coral reef - Honolulu Star-Advertiser | Coral Reef Ecology | Scoop.it
“Hawaii strengthens protections for coral reef Honolulu Star-Advertiser The state Department of Land and Natural Resources says it's strengthening its ability to penalize those who intentionally or negligently damage coral on a large scale.”
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First leatherback sea turtle nest discovered - Historic City News

First leatherback sea turtle nest discovered - Historic City News | Coral Reef Ecology | Scoop.it
“First leatherback sea turtle nest discovered Historic City News 400-TURTLE-NEST The Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve announced today that the first leatherback sea turtle nest on its beaches was discovered on Saturday,...”
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Sea turtle scientists and conservationists hear about programs to get fishers ... - The Republic

Sea turtle scientists and conservationists hear about programs to get fishers ... - The Republic | Coral Reef Ecology | Scoop.it
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Look At These Beautiful Little Corals Grown Like Popsicles In A Lab - Gizmodo

Look At These Beautiful Little Corals Grown Like Popsicles In A Lab - Gizmodo | Coral Reef Ecology | Scoop.it
“Look At These Beautiful Little Corals Grown Like Popsicles In A Lab Gizmodo Coral sex is a wonder to behold.”
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Marine life returning to Cable Beach as artificial reefs installed at Baha Mar - Bahama Islands Info

Marine life returning to Cable Beach as artificial reefs installed at Baha Mar - Bahama Islands Info | Coral Reef Ecology | Scoop.it
“Marine life returning to Cable Beach as artificial reefs installed at Baha Mar Bahama Islands Info The artificial reefs, consisting of forty-eight reef balls and three hundred and twenty coral antlers, will create the optimal conditions for coral...”
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Declining catch rates in Caribbean green turtle fishery may be result of ... - Science Codex

Declining catch rates in Caribbean green turtle fishery may be result of ... - Science Codex | Coral Reef Ecology | Scoop.it
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Conservationists are murdering invasive fish to save the Caribbean. It might ... - The Week Magazine

Conservationists are murdering invasive fish to save the Caribbean. It might ... - The Week Magazine | Coral Reef Ecology | Scoop.it
“The Week Magazine Conservationists are murdering invasive fish to save the Caribbean. It might ...”
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Conservation Corner: The Importance of Mangroves for Our Fish - The Eleutheran

Conservation Corner: The Importance of Mangroves for Our Fish - The Eleutheran | Coral Reef Ecology | Scoop.it
“Conservation Corner: The Importance of Mangroves for Our Fish The Eleutheran (Eleuthera, Bahamas) While “Coastal Ecosystem Awareness” likely brings images of coral reef and white sand beaches to mind, most people are not likely to consider...”
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Are You Financing Seafood Crime? - Pacific Standard

Are You Financing Seafood Crime? - Pacific Standard | Coral Reef Ecology | Scoop.it
“Are You Financing Seafood Crime? Pacific Standard “It's an era of global overfishing and overexploitation of marine resources,” Nakamura says. John Upton is a freelance journalist based in India.”
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A Collage Of Senses Help Sharks Hunt For Food: Study - RedOrbit

A Collage Of Senses Help Sharks Hunt For Food: Study - RedOrbit | Coral Reef Ecology | Scoop.it
“RedOrbit A Collage Of Senses Help Sharks Hunt For Food: Study RedOrbit While overfishing is the best known threat to sharks, marine pollution and other ecological transformations may affect environment that sharks assess for hunting and other...”
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90-year-old woman battles to save Turkey's loggerhead turtles - CNN

90-year-old woman battles to save Turkey's loggerhead turtles - CNN | Coral Reef Ecology | Scoop.it
“CNN 90-year-old woman battles to save Turkey's loggerhead turtles CNN (CNN) -- "No turtle, no pay," says the boatman as we arrive at the Iztuzu jetty, where visitors are embarking on tours of the lagoon in search of loggerhead turtles.”
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Science Bulletins: Warm Forecast for Coral Reefs - YouTube

Science Bulletins: Warm Forecast for Coral Reefs - YouTube | Coral Reef Ecology | Scoop.it
Watch how satellites monitor the risks posed to coral reefs by ocean warming, and see where reefs might be more resilient to change in the coming decades. Fo...
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Fear of sharks is worse than their bite - so why are we scared to get back in ... - Express.co.uk

Fear of sharks is worse than their bite - so why are we scared to get back in ... - Express.co.uk | Coral Reef Ecology | Scoop.it
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EarthTalk: World's fisheries in crisis - Arizona Daily Sun

EarthTalk: World's fisheries in crisis - Arizona Daily Sun | Coral Reef Ecology | Scoop.it
“EarthTalk: World's fisheries in crisis Arizona Daily Sun “The escalating pursuit of fish ...”
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Abu Dhabi puts great effort in giving sea turtles their rightful home - Green Prophet

Abu Dhabi puts great effort in giving sea turtles their rightful home - Green Prophet | Coral Reef Ecology | Scoop.it
“Abu Dhabi puts great effort in giving sea turtles their rightful home Green Prophet Some people make injured sea turtles human-engineered solutions like this turtle that got new flippers but most sea turtles are just getting caught in fishermen's...”
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Devil in disguise: Small coral-eating worm may mean big trouble for reefs

Devil in disguise: Small coral-eating worm may mean big trouble for reefs | Coral Reef Ecology | Scoop.it
A coral-eating flatworm has been identified as a potential threat for coral reefs.
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Scientists tether lionfish to Cayman reefs - Phys.Org

Scientists tether lionfish to Cayman reefs - Phys.Org | Coral Reef Ecology | Scoop.it
“Phys.Org Scientists tether lionfish to Cayman reefs Phys.Org Lad Akins of the Reef Environmental Education Foundation, a Florida-headquartered organization of divers and marine enthusiasts, said he believes feeding lionfish to native predators in...”
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Two National Marine Sanctuaries May More Than Double in Size

Two National Marine Sanctuaries May More Than Double in Size | Coral Reef Ecology | Scoop.it
“The northern boundary of the proposed expansion of the Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary ends a couple of miles north of Point Arena. (Photograph courtesy of Jennifer Stock/CBNMS/NOAA) In response to public interest, the U.S.”
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Jamaica reports big drop in lionfish sightings - Caribbean Life

Jamaica reports big drop in lionfish sightings - Caribbean Life | Coral Reef Ecology | Scoop.it
“Jamaica reports big drop in lionfish sightings Caribbean Life They have been such a worrying problem that divers in the Caribbean and Florida are encouraged to capture them whenever they can to protect reefs and native marine life already burdened...”
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How many hours of your life is air pollution stealing from you? - Quartz

How many hours of your life is air pollution stealing from you? - Quartz | Coral Reef Ecology | Scoop.it
“How many hours of your life is air pollution stealing from you? Quartz Alarmingly bad air quality is a perpetual source of worry across the world, whether in developing cities like Beijing and New Delhi or in western capitals like London and Paris.”
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Old concrete targets from Eglin to become tall reefs - WEAR

Old concrete targets from Eglin to become tall reefs - WEAR | Coral Reef Ecology | Scoop.it
“Old concrete targets from Eglin to become tall reefs WEAR OKALOOSA COUNTY -- Old concrete targets from Eglin Air Force Base will soon become giant fish habitats in the Gulf.”
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Plan to create massive reef structures moves forward - The Northwest Florida Daily News

Plan to create massive reef structures moves forward - The Northwest Florida Daily News | Coral Reef Ecology | Scoop.it
“Plan to create massive reef structures moves forward The Northwest Florida Daily News Imagine if you dare, a limestone mountain rising from the sandy bottom of the Gulf of Mexico to an unprecedented height of 30 feet.”
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Beautful Sea Sponges & Coral in Motion: Captured Over 9 Months in 150000 ... - Visual News

Beautful Sea Sponges & Coral in Motion: Captured Over 9 Months in 150000 ... - Visual News | Coral Reef Ecology | Scoop.it
“Beautful Sea Sponges & Coral in Motion: Captured Over 9 Months in 150000 ... Visual News Filmmaker Daniel Stoupin spent almost 9 months creating his film Slow Life, one which captures the tiny world of corals and sponges close up.”
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Meet the sand-pooping, reef-saving, hermaphroditic parrotfish - The Week Magazine

Meet the sand-pooping, reef-saving, hermaphroditic parrotfish - The Week Magazine | Coral Reef Ecology | Scoop.it
“The Week Magazine Meet the sand-pooping, reef-saving, hermaphroditic parrotfish The Week Magazine When you're snorkeling on one of Hawaii's reefs, the noise is unmistakable. Crunch, crunch, crunch.”
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Geography in the News: The Gulf of Mexico’s Dead Zone

Geography in the News: The Gulf of Mexico’s Dead Zone | Coral Reef Ecology | Scoop.it
“By Neal Lineback and Mandy Lineback Gritzner, Geography in the NewsTM The Gulf’s Growing Dead Zone With rising demand over the past decade for the corn-based fuel additive ethanol, American farmers have grown more corn than at any time since World...”
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