Coral Health News
News topics cover a wide variety of stories relating to the ocean sciences. Please contact us if you have a news story to share.
Waiʻōpae Destroyed By Lava
The Guardian recently covered the Kīlauea eruption and the destruction of Kapoho Bay.
Computers on the Reef
Software tools that digitize and annotate underwater images are transforming marine ecology.
Widespread coral bleaching event to hit U.S. hard for third straight year
Sea temperatures will remain higher-than-normal for an “unprecedented” third consecutive year.
New Discoveries in Hawaiian Archipelago
Researchers discover 3 new species of fish and document algal blooms in NWHI.
Behind the Scenes: Breeding super coral
A team of scientists are using assisted evolution to grow coral that can withstand climate change.
Creating corals that can survive climate change
Scientists may be coming up with a way to protect the fragile reefs for the warmer world of the future
Finalists for Ocean 180 Video Challenge
John Burns & Cliff Kapono have been selected as finalists for the 2016 Ocean 180 Video Challenge.
Corals worldwide hit by bleaching
From Hawaiʻi to Papua New Guinea to the Maldives, coral reefs are bleaching — in so many regions that the US National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) officially declared a global bleaching event on 8 October.
Waving, Not Drowning
A new study finds that coral reefs in the Western Pacific are growing fast enough to beat sea-level rise.
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