Featured in coral reefs
What makes a sunscreen ‘reef-safe’?
Not all sunscreens, even environmentally-friendly ones, are created equal.
Coral reefs are dying, but it’s not too late to save them
A roadmap to preventing coral bleaching.
How divers found 4 new coral species, hidden in plain sight
There may be much more coral diversity out there than previously thought.
This giant Gulf of Mexico reef is a conservation success story—here’s why it’s thriving
The federally protected marine sanctuary has kept black coral and other rare wildlife safe from industry.
Reef sharks around the world are in trouble
Sharks were absent from nearly 20 percent of coral reefs in a global survey.
Pro surfers hit artificial waves in the heat of the climate crisis
As the patterns in the Pacific Ocean begin to change, athletes are turning to surf parks to catch their big breaks.
Scientists have found an unlikely ally in the fight to save coral reefs
Sound recordings that lure in fish could be critical for reviving reefs besieged by supercharged storms and heat waves.
The longest Great Barrier Reef study chronicles a century of devastation
The Australian reef has undergone major changes since 1928.
The hidden fish keeping coral reefs alive
See the unsung heroes of the sea.
This robot plants heat-resistant corals to save endangered reefs