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Coral Reefs

Two Creative Approaches Could Provide Hope For Future Of Corals

Douglas N. Rader, Ph.D. | Posted 12.07.2016 | Green
Douglas N. Rader, Ph.D.

If you love the ocean, you probably know that nearly 30% of the world's coral reefs have been badly damaged, and that the rest are in serious trouble...

'Green News Report' - November 29, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.29.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issues eviction notice to Dakota Access Pipe...

Coral Reefs: Living and Dying in an Era of Climate Change

Michael Webster | Posted 11.16.2016 | Green
Michael Webster

It has taken only about a century of modern humanity to put coral reefs on a collision course with extinction.

Think Blue: Finding Growth in the Caribbean Sea

Pawan Patil | Posted 09.20.2016 | Green
Pawan Patil

Ours is a blue planet. Water covers over 70% of the Earth's surface, and the ocean economy drives global trade, annually contributing around 3% or US$...

Youthful Hope to Save the Sea

Sebastian Nicholls | Posted 09.16.2016 | Green
Sebastian Nicholls

Sebastian Nicholls diving above a coral reef near Aqaba, Jordan. The Kingdom protects 7 km of its 27 km of marine coastline in the Aqaba Marine Park. ...

Mass global coral bleaching wasn’t a thing 30 years ago. Exxon made it a thing.

Aaron Packard | Posted 08.29.2016 | Green
Aaron Packard

On my train ride home last week, as I got off a call with my colleague about our campaign around coral reef bleaching, the woman sitting next to me tu...

Saving The Great Barrier Reef Will Cost $6.3 Billion

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 08.15.2016 | Green

If the Great Barrier Reef is to have a chance of recovering from the worst-ever bleaching event and survive into the future, Australia must significan...

BP Risks Whales And Our World

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 08.16.2016 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

It is a classic David versus Goliath fight. The stakes are the race to extract $AUD110 billion of climate-altering fossil fuels at a depth of 8,200 fe...

The Laws Of Ecology And The Survival Of The Human Species

Captain Paul Watson | Posted 08.05.2016 | Green
Captain Paul Watson

I was raised in a small fishing village on the Passamaquoddy Bay in New Brunswick, Canada and I still vividly remember the way things were in the Fifties. The way things were then is not the way things are now.

Swathes Of The Great Barrier Reef Suffer 'Complete Ecosystem Collapse'

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 07.25.2016 | Green

It’s been a wretched year for Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, the largest living structure and one of the most complex natural ecosystems on Earth...

Coral Reefs in Trouble - the Canaries in the Coal Mine

Melissa Heller Hoagland | Posted 07.21.2016 | Green
Melissa Heller Hoagland

It felt like we had stepped into a scene from Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea as we glided along the Great Barrier Reef in a ten person submersi...

Civil Society To Prime Minister Turnbull: Go 100% Renewable To Save The Reef

Wael Hmaidan | Posted 06.29.2016 | Green
Wael Hmaidan

The Great Barrier Reef is a natural wonder. It is a global treasure, integral to Australia's reputation in the world and to your environmental and cultural heritage. We are all devastated to see it suffer an unprecedented coral bleaching event, the worst in recorded history, fuelled by global warming.

Forget Dory And Remember The Horrors Of The Tropical Aquarium Trade

Miyoko Sakashita | Posted 06.28.2016 | Green
Miyoko Sakashita

Cyanide fishing is a grim reality that we'd rather forget, yet it's one we can't continue to ignore.

The Climate Post: Coral Reef Bleaching Event Forecast to Worsen; NASA Studies Cause in Pacific

Tim Profeta | Posted 06.23.2016 | Green
Tim Profeta

Coral in every major reef region across the world has already experienced bleaching, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) fo...

Corals Are The Sad Story That Can Change The World

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 06.29.2016 | Green

HONOLULU -- In the case of global climate change, convincing the world that time is of the essence has been no easy task for the scientific community....

Dying Coral Reefs Likely To Be Walloped For Third Year In A Row

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 06.21.2016 | Green

Coral reefs, already reeling from a two-year global bleaching event that has left large swaths of ocean biomes dying or dead, will likely continue to ...

NASA Steps Up to Track the Shrinking of Earth's Coral Reefs

Wired | Posted 06.08.2016 | Technology
Wired

By Sarah Zhang for WIRED. (Getty Images) The Great Barrier Reef, transposed to North America's west coast, would stretch from Baja California to B...

How to Get Decision-Makers to Invest in Nature

Mark Tercek | Posted 06.07.2016 | Green
Mark Tercek

A healthy coral reef like this one in Grenada can reduce wave energy by 97%, providing natural protection from storms for homes and businesses located...

Kauai Island, Hawaii

David Code | Posted 05.13.2016 | Travel
David Code

My greatest moment of trepidation was when I strapped on my tank and flippers, placed the air regulator in my mouth, and stepped off the edge of the b...

Exclusive Ideagen Talk by Dylan Vecchione, Founder and CEO - ReefQuest

George Sifakis | Posted 05.11.2016 | Impact
George Sifakis

Ideagen Talk by Dylan Vecchione, Founder and CEO - ReefQuest Annual Ideagen Data for Good Summit - Washington, DC - March 2016 The Power of Citizen S...

'Green News Report' - May 5, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.05.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Massive wildfire forces evacuations in Canada's tar sands oil country; FL...

The Climate Post: Studies Make Predictions about Climate Change Impacts

Tim Profeta | Posted 05.05.2016 | Green
Tim Profeta

Limiting global average temperature increase to "well below" 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels and to pursue efforts to limit that increas...

Corals: Drained of Color, Drained of Life

Miyoko Sakashita | Posted 05.02.2016 | Green
Miyoko Sakashita

Snorkeling in the Great Barrier Reef a few years ago, I was overwhelmed by the cartoon-like colors: orange clownfish, blue tangs and green sea turtles set against corals that were purple, bright yellow, rusty red and aqua-blue.

93 Percent Of The Great Barrier Reef Is Practically Dead

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 04.22.2016 | Green

The Great Barrier Reef -- the largest living structure on Earth -- is dying as a result of El Nino and climate change. This week, scientists from the ...

Climate Change This Week: Avoiding the Heat, All Weather Solar Cells, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 04.20.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. A Prickly Situation - this cartoonish katydid is found in Yasuni National Park, E...