coral

tech-science

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.
Becky Ferreira
8.26.19
Science

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.
Madeleine Gregory
8.8.19
Great Barrier Reef

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.
Sarah Emerson
11.2.18
Motherboard

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.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.28.18
Consumerism

Don't Buy This: Why Tropical Fish Can Make Terrible Pets

You could be flushing money down the toilet—along with your dead fish.
Gina Ragusa
4.23.18
Year 2050

Why Surfers Should Worry About Climate Change

By 2050, surf spots around the world will have been impacted by rising seas.
Mike Pearl
6.26.17
but, like, panic a little

Don’t Panic: We Can Still Save the Great Barrier Reef

Coral conservationists have made huge strides in the last few years.
Kaleigh Rogers
4.10.17
Film Festivals

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.
Monica Uszerowicz
3.1.17
Art

This Felt Artist Turns Fabric into Organic, Alien Creations

Marjolein Dallinga's curious creatures aren't coral or caterpillars, they're felt sculptures.
Anna Marks
1.11.17
Science

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.
Samantha Cole
1.8.17
Canada

One-Fifth of the Global Population Risks Malnutrition As Fish Stocks Decline

Scientists identified ‘bright spots’ where, against all odds, fish are thriving.
Kate Lunau
6.15.16
Death of the Great Barrier Reef

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.
Katherine Gillespie
5.16.16
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