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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Swimming with dolphins could end as ‘self-gratifying selfies’ pose threat

In Hawaii, large numbers of tourists disturb nocturnal spinner dolphins, which continue moving while they snooze The federal government is proposing a ban on swimming with dolphins in Hawaii a move that may crush the dreams of many tourists, but…

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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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