A unique dive site, previously unknown to the scientific community, has been discovered by the Coral Reef Alliance (CORAL), The Healthy Reefs Initiative (HRI), and their local partners near the coastal town of Tela, Honduras. The reef is so exceptional that the local municipal government recently declared it a marine [...]
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There are two ways in which coral reefs grow. First, they grow by secreting more limestone around the base of their cup. This creates the limestone skeleton that grows outward and upward. Second, some coral polyps reproduce new polyps by creating clones using asexual reproduction, while others procreate sexually using [...]
The Australian Government has taken a necessary and significant step towards protecting Australia’s oceans by announcing a national network of marine reserves today, says Australia’s peak marine conservation group, the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS). “Today the tide turned in favour of our oceans. This is a landmark announcement for [...]