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Isolated places: Kingman Reef

You might have imagined that no piece of dry land could be as unlivable as Clipperton or Jarvis Islands. However, there is a patch of land on Earth that would definitely never be able to support even a single human inhabitant. 499 more words

Despite global warming, some reefs are flourishing, and you can see it in 3D

Maybe it’s not the end of the world for corals after all.

That’s one of the surprising findings of a new project called the 100 Island Challenge… 679 more words

Geology of the Florida Keys

“A compelling narrative that weaves fascinating historical personalities and periods with the geological characteristics of the Florida Keys into a colorful tapestry. A fun, interesting, and informative read!”—Eugene C. 372 more words

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Symbiosis and its role in coral reef building

Corals are able to build the magnificent reefs we see today because of a very important, symbiosis with unicellular, photosynthetic dinoflagellates called zooxanthellae (simply put, they are really small algae). 1,010 more words

The Magic of Two: How Two Surfers Cleaned The Ocean Floor.

This is a brief story of how two (2) surfers cleaned the ocean floor of garbage.  Their story will surely inspire us.

Earthniversity considers this initiative as one of the World’s Best Practices which other local government units globally can practice in their local levels.  45 more words

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Brewery and marine institute team up for coral conservation in Cayman Islands

The Central Caribbean Marine Institute has partnered with the Cayman Islands Brewery to promote a “Zero Impact” on local coral reefs initiative.

For every case of Cayman Islands Brewery bottles returned to the brewery in January, the brewery will donate $2 to CCMI to support coral reef conservation. 234 more words

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