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How divers found 4 new coral species, hidden in plain sight
There may be much more coral diversity out there than previously thought.
What underwater sounds can tell us about the state of coral reefs
Ocean sounds are full of surprises.
When scientific pursuits become death sentences
Biologists spend long periods of time around the organisms they study. Sometimes that exposure has unintended effects.
Lab-grown algae might help save corals from climate change
Researchers are looking for a way to buy time for reefs.
An army of hungry little sea urchins could save Hawaiian reefs
A surprising example of a species introduction going well.
Fishing nets leave precious marine habitats broken and scarred—but some are coming back to life
Some rare good news for coral reefs.
Scientists are putting antibiotics into the ocean—on purpose. And it’s our only hope.
A mysterious new coral epidemic is ravaging reefs across the Florida Keys.
A mysterious disease is ravaging Florida’s coral, and now it might be spreading elsewhere
Even if it's not stony coral tissue loss disease, the reefs are in trouble.
New eco-friendly microbeads could save oceans, rather than destroy them
Researchers are working on designs to help sop up pollutants.
There’s still time for us to save the Great Barrier Reef
Just how much trouble is coral in? The answer is complicated.