Coral Reefs Blog Posts

Place which calls me again & again – Koh Phi Phi, Thailand

Living Ocean Foundation: a 6-year coral reef expedition with hopes of making a difference

-->  There are many ocean conservation organizations that support the protection of coral reefs across the globe.  Each organization does the best with the resources that they have available, ranging from scientific research to gen...
by RTSeaBlog on Nov 24, 2013

Exploring Maldives

Maldives: Situated in the Indian Ocean and one of the smallest countries in South Asia, and is a double chain of twenty-six small coral islands that in other words are called ‘atolls'. Male , pronounced Mah-lay, is the capital of Maldives and is p...
by Huchchara Santhe on Feb 20, 2013

Women Winter season Next year Coats and Jackets Evaluate

The chilly, arctic environment will not scare off the Lioness ?it is really an event to wear the optimum fresh attire directly from the designer, isn it? On this cool weather conditions presently there practically nothing better than cozying way up b...
by topsbusinessmarketing.com on Nov 26, 2012

Underwater Eden: new book explores the Phoenix Island Protected Area

The Phoenix Islands Protected Area (PIPA) came into existence in 2006.  It was, at the time, the largest marine protected area in the world and was the result of a courageous step by the government of the Republic of Kiribati - a South Pacific n...
by RTSeaBlog on Oct 30, 2012

Säcken, Sweden’s Only Cold-Water Coral Reef, May Die

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online The Säcken reef in the Koster Fjord in Sweden is that country’s last remaining cold-water coral reef and it is under a distinct threat of extinction. Like the more common warm-water reefs,...
by Galactic Informer on Oct 23, 2012

Coral Reef Cornicopia: rich coral biodiversity off Madagascar

With so much dire news these days regarding the world's coral - from coral bleaching, to ocean acidification, to over a majority of the reefs being degraded - it's always good to get some good news every once in a while.  Guarded news perhaps, b...
by RTSeaBlog on Oct 3, 2012

Coral Reef Cornucopia: rich coral biodiversity off Madagascar

With so much dire news these days regarding the world's coral - from coral bleaching, to ocean acidification, to over a majority of the reefs being degraded - it's always good to get some good news every once in a while.  Guarded news perhaps, b...
by RTSeaBlog on Oct 3, 2012

Pacific Oceanscape: ambitious plan taking shape with Cook Islands marine protected area

 Probably one of the most encouraging developments in ocean conservation of the past several years has been the formation of the Pacific Oceanscape - a plan to establish the planet's largest network of marine protected areas in the South Pacific...
by RTSeaBlog on Aug 31, 2012

Electrifying Coral Growth: promising artificial reef project in Florida

Electricity - long before we learned that all animated objects generate some level of electrical current or field, it was viewed as a source of life from the gods or god.  Bolts of lightning brought Mary W. Shelley's monster to life in Frankenst...
by RTSeaBlog on Aug 12, 2012

The Future of Coral Reefs: all but lost or capable of being saved?

Writing this blog over the course of the past few years, I have touched on a variety of environmental issues and challenges facing a variety of ecosystems, many of which are ocean-related.  I must admit, there are times when I find myself writin...
by RTSeaBlog on Jul 17, 2012

SRI LANKA - CORAL REEFS

There are two coral reef National parks in Sri Lanaka, at Hikkaduwa and Kalpitiya, these reefs serve as buffers obstructing erosion. There are over 60 species of corals and over 150 species of reef fish in these habitats. The ornamental fish add colo...
by Discover-Sri Lanka on Jul 7, 2012

SRI LANKA - CORAL REEFS

There are two coral reef National parks in Sri Lanaka, at Hikkaduwa and Kalpitiya, these reefs serve as buffers obstructing erosion. There are over 60 species of corals and over 150 species of reef fish in these habitats. Pics by : Ashan...
by Discover-Sri Lanka on May 2, 2012

Coral Reefs: struggling with more than just climate change

Marine scientists have been studying the negative impact of rising sea temperatures on coral for some time. Coral reefs have been diminishing, in part due to increases in water temperature which destroys the algae that symbiotically lives inside cor...
by RTSeaBlog on Apr 3, 2012

Great Barrier Reef "At a Crossroads": UN group assesses reef in light of proposed coal and gas projects

Representatives from the United Nation's UNESCO World Heritage Centre's marine program have declared Australia's Great Barrier Reef "at a crossroads," following the group's initial assessment of the condition of the reef. The delegation's statement...
by RTSeaBlog on Mar 7, 2012
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