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A New Beginning

A new country, a new research project, a new way of life. From the moment I stepped off the plane and greeted the land that lay before me, my experience in Panama has been one of adaptation. 1,304 more words

Bocas Del Toro

Seabed dredging linked to coral reef disease

Study findings to help inform coastal management

Staff Report

FRISCO — Along with the stress of global warming and the disappearance of reef-grazing fish, corals are also beset by the increasing pace of coastal development — specifically dredging — which can increase the frequency of diseases affecting corals. 550 more words

Environment

Ruptured Windows Doom Island’s Underwater Home Show

Catastrophic window failures Thursday afternoon destroyed all but one entry in Blacktip Island’s Underwater Home Show. The Caribbean island homes were to be featured on HGTV’s “Pimp My Beach Shack” reality series highlighting alternative destination housing, with the winning designer to host a network DIY show. 431 more words

Caribbean

Ocean-Minded Slayer

Did you know that the lionfish can survive in waters with ridiculously low salinity levels? Do you know which top-notch scientist made this discovery? Just a sixth grader from Palm Beach County, no big deal. 858 more words

Coral Reefs

Coral reefs legalize same-sex marriage - A scimonopsis

Given all the ranting I do about the shortcomings of scientific communication, I have decided to stop wasting my time expressing my negative feelings and instead try my best to be a good communicator myself (god there’s a lot of “my” in this sentence). 1,010 more words

Science

Dredging does impact coral reefs, world-first scientific study finds

News.com.au Brian Williams July 17, 2014

IN A world-first study, Queensland scientists have shown that dredging impacts are damaging to places like the Great Barrier Reef. 26 more words

Environmental Toxicology

Did they calculate the carbon footprint?

Vanuatu offers tourists the opportunity to take action against climate change. 

Climate Change