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A report by Adam Smith and Ian McLeod for The Conversation. Coral reefs around the world are in crisis. Under pressure from climate change, overfishing, pollution, introduced species and apathy, coral colonies and fish communities are steadily deteriorating.

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Conservation

எலிகளும் பவளப்பாறைகளும்

பவளப்பாறைகளின் அழிவுக்கும் எலிகளுக்கும் நெருங்கிய தொடர்பு இருக்கிறது என்கிறார்கள் அறிவியலாளர்கள்.

இந்தியப் பெருங்கடலில் உள்ள செகோஸ் தீவை (Chagos Islands) ஆக்கிரமித்த எலிகள், அந்தத் தீவில் உள்ள பவளப் பாறைகளுக்கு பெரும் அச்சுறுத்தலாக உள்ளன என்கிறர்கள் அத்தீவில் ஆய்வினை மேற்கொண்டுள்ள லான்செஸ்டர் பல்கலைக்கழகத்தைச் சேர்ந்த பேராசிரியர் நிக் கிரகாம் (Nick Graham from Lancaster University) தலைமையிலான குழு. 392 more words

Science

Beyond the Reef: Ocean Areas

Malo e lelei we are excited to introduce a new Ocean themed awareness campaign that will be soothing the radio waves over the next few months as well as being posted on bogs and websites. 1,181 more words

Ocean

State-level marine park planned in Dapeng New Area

Dapeng New Area – just across Mirs Bay from Hong Kong – is planning to build a national marine park according to the Shenzhen Daily newspaper. 194 more words

Hong Kong

Weird Clam Profile: Hammer Oysters

Oyster. Reading that word, you probably formed an image in your mind of a rough-shelled creature with a shiny mother-of-pearl (nacreous) inside that someone pulled out of some silt in an estuary. 512 more words

Biology

Nathan Budoff: Relics (Coral)

Recent work by Puerto Rico-based artist Nathan Budoff expresses his awe for nature, animal life, and concerns about environmental trauma. He often comments on his artwork and sources of inspiration in his… 465 more words

News

Scuba Diving vs Snorkeling: The Great Debate

So you’re going on vacation, and aren’t sure if you should be going snorkeling, or making that extra effort to scuba dive. Snorkeling is so much easier, doesn’t require the extra training you’ll have to do (and keep doing), and costs a lot less. 273 more words

Snorkeling