Climate Change And Coral Reefs News

Losing nature’s medicine cabinet

An interview with Dr. Christopher N. Herndon. In all the discussions of saving the world's biodiversity from extinction, one point is often and surprisingly forgotten: the importance of the world's…

Massive coral bleaching in Indonesia

A large-scale bleaching event due to high ocean temperatures appears to be underway off the coast of Sumatra, an Indonesian island, reports the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS). An initial survey…

1/3 of corals face extinction

1/3 of corals face extinction 1/3 of corals face extinction mongabay.com July 10, 2008 Nearly one-third of reef-building corals are vulnerable to extinction, according to an assessment of 845 species…

U.S. coral reefs in trouble

U.S. coral reefs in trouble U.S. coral reefs in trouble mongabay.com July 7, 2008 Related: 1/3 of corals face extinction Nearly half of U.S. coral reefs are in "poor" or…