Taiwan sets up 'coral hospitals' in reef restoration initiative

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is pioneering coral rehabilitation through identifying heat-resilient varieties and building "coral hospitals." The oceanic nation has been blighted by...

Taiwan's Hualien experiencing alarming coral bleaching

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Conservationists in Taiwan have confirmed there has been intense coral bleaching in the waters off the east coast of Hualien. Shitiping (石梯坪), with its coastal terraces...

Taiwan dive firm says swimmers wearing sunscreen ‘not welcome’ in Kenting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese company providing diving services has pleaded with people not to put on sunblock with certain chemicals when swimming around Kenting (墾丁), the southernmost tou...

Bleaching on Great Barrier Reef more widespread than ever

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — An aerial survey of the Great Barrier Reef shows coral bleaching is sweeping across the area off the east of Australia for the third time in five years. Bl...

Great Barrier Reef enters crucial period in coral bleaching

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Great Barrier Reef is facing a critical period of heat stress over the coming weeks following the most widespread coral bleaching the natural wonder has ever endured, sc...

Guam avoids severe coral bleaching predicted for this year

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — Official say vulnerable coral reefs on Guam have not experienced severe bleaching that was predicted for this year. Pacific Daily News reported that the Guam Bur...

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Lingering Pacific heat wave threatens Hawaii coral

CAPTAIN COOK, Hawaii (AP) — Just four years after a major marine heat wave killed huge swaths of Hawaii's fragile reefs, scientists are warning that a return of record-setting hot water in t...

What makes coral reefs resilient?

(WildAid) - It's no secret that coral reefs around the world have been experiencing more frequent and intense coral bleaching events. What is curious though, is that some corals seem to be thrivin...

Global Satellite-based Earth Observation Market 2018-2022 | Growing Demand for Small Satellites Promotes Growth | Technavio

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 28, 2018-- analysts forecast the global satellite-based earth observation market to grow at a CAGR of around 14% during the period 2018-2022, according to their latest mar...

In the Seychelles, coral reefs face climate change threat

BEAU VALLON, Seychelles (AP) — Beneath the crystal-clear waters of the Indian Ocean island nation of the Seychelles, a fight is growing to save the coral reefs that shelter a range of creatures, from ...

Australia experiences 3rd hottest year on record in 2017

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Officials says Australia has experienced its third hottest year on record in 2017, when surrounding high sea temperatures delivered a second consecutive summer of devastatin...

Low oxygen levels, coral bleaching getting worse in oceans

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two new studies show global warming is making oceans sicker, depleting them of oxygen and harming delicate coral reefs more often. The researchers say the lower oxy...

3-year global coral bleaching event over, but still bad

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. scientists announced Monday that a record global coral reef bleaching event has finally ended after three years. About three-quarters of the world's delicate c...

UNESCO has 'serious concern' over Great Barrier Reef coral

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A United Nations agency said Saturday it had "serious concern" about coral bleaching on Australia's Great Barrier and urged the government to work faster to improve water qu...