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Coral reefs will survive ravages of warming: Scientists


April 17th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 17 (IANS) Marine scientists in Australia undertaking the world's first large-scale investigation of the impact of climate change on coral reefs suggest that many of them would survive ... Read more...

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Injured corals develop colorful glowing “scabs” to help themselves heal


November 5th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 5 (ANI): A new study has found that injured corals develop colorful glowing "scabs" to help themselves heal.When a coral is broken or wounded, it releases highly reactive atoms ... Read more...

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World’s corals face danger as global warming whips up powerful storms


June 24th, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): A new scientific study has found that as global warming whips up more powerful and frequent hurricanes and storms, the world's coral reefs face increased disruption to their ... Read more...

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Some coral colonies can live for more than 4000 years


March 24th, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 24 (ANI): A new study has discovered that some coral colonies can live for more than 4000 years, as old as the pyramids, smashing the previous lifespan estimates of ... Read more...

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Global warming, bacteria threaten coral health


January 20th, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): Yellow band disease (YBD)a bacterial infection that sickens coral colonies is apparently getting worse with global warming, say researchers, who have now identified the bacteria responsible for ... Read more...

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Undersea mission could lead to improved coral reef restoration


June 15th, 2008 - 11:09 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 15 (ANI): Scientists are conducting an eight day undersea mission to determine why some species of coral survive transplanting after a disturbance, while other species die, which could lead ... Read more...

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Hurricanes and storms can wipe out corals’ “recruitment” process


May 4th, 2008 - 12:33 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 4 (ANI): A new study has revealed that hurricanes and storms limit the ability of corals to "recruit" new corals into their community.The study, supported by Earthwatch Institute in ... Read more...

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