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Strategies evolve as ocean heat threatens coral survival in Florida

Strategies evolve as ocean heat threatens coral survival in Florida

As rising ocean temperatures continue to stress coral reefs in Florida, conservationists are adopting new strategies to enhance coral resilience.

Amudalat Ajasa, Whitney Leaming, and Carolyn Van Houten report for The Washington Post.

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Shade, fog and probiotics: How scientists are trying to protect corals

Technical strategies to protect corals from bleaching have limitations and are only one part of the overall solution to saving imperiled reefs, experts say.
Australia blocks coal mine to protect Great Barrier Reef
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Australia blocks coal mine to protect Great Barrier Reef

It is the first time the government has rejected such a proposal, saying it posed an "unacceptable risk".
Tang.ɢwan-ḥačxʷiqak-Tsig̱is marine protected area
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Canada is set to make a massive protected area official — and it’s underwater

The Tang.ɢwan-ḥačxʷiqak-Tsig̱is marine protected area will be 133,000 square kilometres, covering underwater mountain ranges and alien ecosystems
Australia argues against 'endangered' Barrier Reef status

Australia argues against 'endangered' Barrier Reef status

Australia’s environment minister said Tuesday her government will lobby against UNESCO adding the Great Barrier Reef to a list of endangered World Heritage sites.

How to plan a sustainable diving holiday
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How to plan a sustainable diving holiday

As the scuba phrase goes, “take only pictures and leave only bubbles”—a mantra to keep coral reefs healthy.
Can sculptures help coral reefs bounce back?
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Can sculptures help coral reefs bounce back?

Underwater sculptures are becoming a trend on degraded reefs. Are they helping the reef recover, or are they just a tourism draw?
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