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Coral DNA Reveals How Well They Deal With Stress

Corals that have a better capacity to deal with environmental stressors, such as bleaching, can be identified from their individual genetic makeup.

Rotational Harvesting Could Save Sea Cucumbers From Extinction

High value and easy to catch, sea cucumbers could face extinction unless rotational harvesting and other sustainable practices take off.

Baby Fish Navigate Using ‘Sun Compass’

Marine scientists have discovered that baby fish navigate their way back to their home reef using a 'sun compass'.

China’s Coral Crisis

Coral abundance around mainland China and Hainan Island has declined by at least 80 percent over the past 30 years. Can anything be done to stop this trend?

Skin Cancer Found In Great Barrier Reef Fish

Scientists have identified skin cancer in the Great Barrier Reef’s wild fish populations which is almost identical to melanomas found in humans.

Catlin Seaview Survey To Study Coral Health On Great Barrier Reef

The Catlin Seaview Survey is the first comprehensive study of coral health on the Great Barrier Reef to an unprecedented depth range of 100 meters.