News

  • 01
    Aug 13
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    Corals are beautiful when seen through your own eyes in sunlight, but for scientists at the University of Hawaii, seeing corals in this manner is not enough. They are using a revolutionary new tool called a laser scanning confocal microscope to take photographs of corals that are one part art and one part science. In this episode, they take us [...]

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  • 13
    Feb 13
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    It is called *The Story of Sharks* and is an attempt at providing accurate and accessible information to the public about the issue of shark conservation. We show it here at the Cape Eleuthera Institute and The Island School in Eleuthera, The Bahamas regularly. It is one way to introduce conservation issues, sharks, and the connections between ecological, social, and [...]

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  • 14
    Jan 13
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    In the world of coral reefs, most of the news is pretty gloomy. Rising ocean temperatures have led to massive die-offs; emissions-driven acidity could dissolve corals’ structure-building ability; rising sea levels threaten to block sunlight;etc… But a study out Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science from a group of Stanford geneticists suggests that coral might have [...]

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  • 11
    Jan 13
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    A new study suggests that the coral trade for aquariums is shifting toward farming rather than harvesting, which might help preserve some coral species. There is hope for this fragile ecosystem…

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  • 29
    Nov 12
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    This Friday 29 of November, at 2 pm, the SCR team and Volunteers will gather on Bang Saen Beach for a new Beach Cleaning Event. The objective is for every Beach Cleaner to fill at least two bags of rubbish picked up from the beach. Each Beach Cleaner will be given a pair of gloves for hygienic maters and two [...]

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  • 27
    Nov 12
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    The Caribbean Coral Reef Ecosystems (CCRE) Program is a long term field study dedicated to investigations of coral reefs and associated mangroves, seagrass meadows, and sandy bottoms.  Field operations are based at the Carrie Bow Cay Field Station on the Meso-American Barrier Reef in Belize, while logistical and administrative operations are based at the Smithsonian Marine Station at Fort Pierce, [...]

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  • 03
    Sep 12
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    Threw out each section, viewers are able to learn about SCR ethics, who we are, what we do, how you can get involved and take part of the coral protection. Save Coral Reefs’ new Home page allows an easier interaction between SCR, members and viewers. The newsletter keeps you up with SCR latest activities. The future projects are clearly pointed [...]

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