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So you live near a coral reef: Why experts say that’s not good news for reef conservation

My favorite beach on Long Island’s North Shore, where I live, is more than 700 miles away from the nearest coral reef (in Bermuda). This distance may be a good thing: Recent research suggests the further a coral… Read More
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More ocean acidification, less coral?

Co-authored by Carl Safina Scientists have known for about 15 years that ocean acidification has made it more difficult for hard corals and shelled marine organisms to survive. To grow, hard corals as well as clams, oysters, and others… Read More
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Misool bluewater shark baitball: A sign of conservation success in Raja Ampat, Indonesia

By Shawn Heinrichs There has been so much to celebrate about the astounding recovery of reefs, reef fish and reef sharks within the Misool Marine Reserve located in Southeast Raja Ampat, Indonesia over the past decade, primarily due… Read More
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