Kill the rats in order to save the reefs? Rats have been decimating seabird populations for a long time and new research shows that this also has devastating consequences on the world's coral reef populations.
Surviving five near-death experiences in the course of 30 millenia, the Great Barrier Reef is more resilient than you think. However, scientists warn that with current stressors, survival is not guaranteed.
Hawaii pushes for a historic environmental law as state lawmakers pass the first ever bill to ban harmful sunscreen from its shores in an effort to protect the coral reefs. The legislation now awaits the signature of the governor.
The Great Barrier Reef has been hit hard by global warming and one of the worst bleaching episodes in recorded history. Can it be saved?
The worst coral bleaching event on record appears to be nearing an end. Now scientists are bracing for the next one.
The reef is more damaged than initially believed.
Rising sea levels, partnered by sea floor erosions, have already increased the water depths more than what scientists previously thought.
Over two-thirds of Great Barrier Reef damaged by back-to-back bleaching events.
Due to a higher temperature, 40 percent of corals in the South China Sea died in a span of six weeks in the South China Sea.
Most of the world's reefs are dying, so scientists are creating fake ones to spur rehabilitation.
The ship captain of MS Caledonia Sky, the British cruise ship that crashed into Indonesia's pristine coral reef in the Raja Ampat Islands may be charged.
One of the most pristine coral reefs of Indonesia was severely damaged as a British-owned cruise ship ran aground during a low tide last week.
Greenpeace Brazil has recently released the first ever underwater images of the coral reef system discovered at the mouth of the Amazon River last year.
A survey conducted by the country's Environment Ministry revealed that 70 percent of the coral in the Sekisei lagoon area has already fallen victim to coral bleaching.