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Corals, Cooperation and Cooking: meet Anders Meibom

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Summer series: A calling for research. Initially, the dynamic, Danish-born Anders Meibom, a professor at EPFL’s Laboratory for Biological Geochemistry since 2012, was not the slightest bit interested in corals. Now he studies them, a loaf of homemade bread always close at hand.

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Corals, Cooperation and Cooking: meet Anders Meibom

Corals, Cooperation and Cooking: meet Anders Meibom

Summer series: A calling for research. Initially, the dynamic, Danish-born Anders Meibom, a professor at EPFL’s Laboratory for Biological Geochemistry since 2012, was not the slightest bit ...

Diel temperature and pH variability scale with depth across diverse coral reef habitats

Diel temperature and pH variability scale with depth across diverse coral reef habitats

Coral reefs are facing intensifying stressors, largely due to global increases in seawater temperature and decreases in pH. However, there is extensive environmental variability within ...

The super-corals of the Red Sea

The super-corals of the Red Sea

As seas warm and acidify with climate change, corals worldwide are bleaching – but in the north of the Red Sea there is a ray, or rather reef, of hope.

Red Sea corals' heat tolerance offers hope for climate crisis

Red Sea corals' heat tolerance offers hope for climate crisis

Reefs from Gulf of Aqaba in the Red Sea survived rise of seven degrees, say marine scientists

Bonaire: Where Coral and Cactus Thrive, and the Sea Soothes the Soul

Bonaire: Where Coral and Cactus Thrive, and the Sea Soothes the Soul

In a dying reef world, the writer explores the underwater bliss of a little Caribbean island that is showing the world just how to save coral.

Climate change may be throwing coral sex out of sync

Climate change may be throwing coral sex out of sync

Several widespread corals in the Red Sea are flubbing cues to spawn en masse.

Latest Bleaching of Great Barrier Reef Underscores Global Coral Crisis

Latest Bleaching of Great Barrier Reef Underscores Global Coral Crisis

Overheated oceans are killing corals; some may only survive with assisted evolution and migration, or as seedstock in coral nurseries.

Can new science save dying coral reefs?

Can new science save dying coral reefs?

Researchers are grappling with how to preserve Australia's Great Barrier Reef—and coral reefs around the world—from warming seas.

Another Blow for the Future of Corals

Another Blow for the Future of Corals

Certain species of coral release their eggs and sperms with perfect synchronization. But a new study suggests their incredible timing is starting to slip.

As Oceans Warm, Tropical Corals Seek Refuge in Cooler Waters

As Oceans Warm, Tropical Corals Seek Refuge in Cooler Waters

Due to soaring temperatures, tropical coral reefs are facing a bleak future. But recent research shows that some of these corals are migrating to cooler subtropical seas, offering a measure ...

How to save the world’s coral reefs

How to save the world’s coral reefs

People are going to start to have to think radically

Australia Floats Plan to Better Protect Great Barrier Reef

Australia Floats Plan to Better Protect Great Barrier Reef

The proposal aims to control water pollution and coastal development that can damage the diverse ecosystem

This is likely the last generation to see the Great Barrier Reef as humans have known it

This is likely the last generation to see the Great Barrier Reef as humans have known it

Bleaching has hit the last relatively untouched section of the Great Barrier Reef. The key to saving it is to slow global warming.

Great Barrier Reef at ‘unprecedented’ risk of collapse after major bleaching event

Great Barrier Reef at ‘unprecedented’ risk of collapse after major bleaching event

The record-breaking marine heatwave in 2016 across the Great Barrier Reef has left much of the coral ecosystem at an “unprecedented” risk of collapse, research shows.

Rising Tides, Troubled Waters: The Future of Our Ocean

Rising Tides, Troubled Waters: The Future of Our Ocean

The ocean is undergoing unprecedented changes. What does it mean for marine life, the planet, and us?

Rescuing the Reefs Red Sea coral spotlights Swiss ‘Science Diplomacy’

Rescuing the Reefs Red Sea coral spotlights Swiss ‘Science Diplomacy’

Switzerland is working to bring countries around the Red Sea together to study heat-resistant corals found in its waters.

Breakdown in spawning synchrony: A silent threat to coral persistence

Breakdown in spawning synchrony: A silent threat to coral persistence

Our changing climate is a threat to corals, causing disfiguring bleaching and mortality to reefs that once teemed with life. Shlesinger and Loya alert us to an equally dangerous yet nearly ...