Posts tagged with ‘biodiversity’

  • 29
    Mar 14
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    “Slow” marine animals show their secret life under high magnification. Corals and sponges are very mobile creatures, but their motion is only detectable at different time scales compared to ours and requires time lapses to be seen. These animals build coral reefs and play crucial roles in the biosphere, yet we know almost nothing about their daily lives.  

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  • 15
    Nov 13
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    A sweet song about coral for all, adults and children! Just so we remember the best way to protect our coral friends. Below the chords of the Coral Song. Chords – Capo 1st fret G C G D C G D C G C D C G C D G C G C D C G C G C D [...]

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  • 14
    Nov 13
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    The mangrove forest is a place of amazement both above and below the waterline. Mangroves have the unique ability to live in salt water, and they use their highly specialized roots to filter salt, inhale oxygen, and extract nutrients from an environment that other trees can not tolerate. The world within the tangled mess of mangrove roots is dark, silty, [...]

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  • 14
    Nov 13
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    Two miles off the shore of Oahu, a Corsair F4U airplane crashed into the water in the closing months of World War II. The plane is an oasis of life in an otherwise barren desert of sand. The UnderH2O film team dives to a depth of 100 feet to document this fully intact piece of history.

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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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  • 23
    Oct 12
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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

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  • 21
    Oct 12
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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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  • 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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