This Giant Raft of Volcanic Rock Could Help Heal the Great Barrier Reef
An underwater volcanic eruption created a huge raft that will evolve into a traveling habitat for many sea creatures.
Scientists Expected This Underwater Mountain Range to Be Barren. They Found Life Instead
Deep-sea mountain ranges were once ravaged by intensive fishing. After decades of federal protection, scientists returned to find life.
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This Underwater Robot Will ‘Squirt’ Coral Larvae onto the Great Barrier Reef to Save It
The LarvalBot is an experimental technology that could revive damaged and dying parts of the Great Barrier Reef.
We’ve Saved One of the Coral Reefs by Simply Bothering to Do Something
Coral doesn’t have to be doomed, we just have to actually try to save it.
Don't Buy This: Why Tropical Fish Can Make Terrible Pets
You could be flushing money down the toilet—along with your dead fish.
Why Surfers Should Worry About Climate Change
By 2050, surf spots around the world will have been impacted by rising seas.
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Don’t Panic: We Can Still Save the Great Barrier Reef
Coral conservationists have made huge strides in the last few years.
A Magical Coral Orgy Took Over Miami's New World Center
Soundtracked by Animal Collective and guided by moonlight, Borscht Diez brought virtual reality, a psychedelic opera, and a coral sex party to the Frank Gehry-designed building.
This Felt Artist Turns Fabric into Organic, Alien Creations
Marjolein Dallinga's curious creatures aren't coral or caterpillars, they're felt sculptures.
One of the World’s Strongest Materials Looks Like a Chunk of Coral
It's made of 3D printed graphene, the ultra-strong and lightweight carbon nanomaterial. And it could be great for building stuff in space.
One-Fifth of the Global Population Risks Malnutrition As Fish Stocks Decline
Scientists identified ‘bright spots’ where, against all odds, fish are thriving.
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To Save the Great Barrier Reef, We May Have to Selectively Breed it
Melbourne-based scientists have identified stress-resistant corals that could be potentially bred and moved into areas affected by bleaching.