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    Very interesting abstract from Gregory S. Stone, one of the “National Geographic Society’s 2007 Heroes” for having led the effort to create the world’s largest marine protected area around the Phoenix Islands in the country of Kiribati. Through “In Search Of Paradise”, Stone makes you travel in these amazing worlds that are coral reefs with a touch of marine awareness.   Excerpt: [...]

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Ocean advocate Céline Cousteau and cartoonist Jim Toomey (creator of Sherman’s Lagoon) teamed up with the World Resources Institute to bring you Coral Reefs: Polyps in Peril. This short animated film tells the story of coral reefs with humor and admiration for these wondrous ecosystems.  Learn about the unique biology of coral reefs and their importance to people around the [...]

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    Under the Reefs at Risk Revisited project, WRI and its partners have developed a new, detailed assessment of the status of and threats to the world’s coral reefs. This information is intended to raise awareness about the location and severity of threats to coral reefs. These results can also catalyze opportunities for changes in policy and practice that could safeguard [...]

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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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