Nasa to map coral reefs from the air to show impact of climate change

Scientists hope large-scale maps will offer new insight into effects of warming and pollution as previous studies have almost always been done up close in the water Coral reefs have almost always been studied up close, by scientists in the…

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Scientists discover hidden world of Hawaii’s coral ‘twilight zone’

20-year study of deep reefs finds algae meadows and swaths of continuous coral with the highest rate of species found nowhere else in Earths seas The twilight zone of Hawaiis deep coral reefs are home to vast algae meadows and…

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Scientists warn US coral reefs are on course to disappear within decades

New Noaa research shows that strict conservation measures in Hawaii have not spared corals from a warming ocean in one of its most prized bays Some of Americas most protected corals have been blighted by bleaching, with scientists warning that…

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