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The coral reef, like the polar bear, has become a symbol of the devastating effects of climate change. The once colorful ecosystems that harbor a quarter of all marine species are rapidly shrinking due to heat stress, ocean acidification and water pollution. By 2021, half of the world’s coral cover had been lost since the …

While at least half of the world’s corals have declined over the past three decades, efforts are underway to restore these crucial ecosystems. Measures are currently underway to save coral reefs, but many suggest that these programs do not go far enough to mitigate the damage to coral reefs. However, in December 2021, researchers revealed …

It is undeniable that our oceans and seas are under serious threat from climate change, unsustainable fishing practices, harmful pollutants, single-use plastics and general litter from boats, on beaches and a host of other problems. But it would be too easy to despair in the face of bad news or to focus on the Great …

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A CRF marine biology doctoral candidate is at the center of research that may give hope for the future of coral reef restoration and conservation. Serena Hackerott is spearheading a new National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) grant to the CRF Environmental Institute. READ MORE: Covid death toll in the United States …

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM – March, Incorporated adopted the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 14, which is to “conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources”. The goal is also titled “Life Underwater” and is one of Business Avengers’ 17 Global Goals. Mars joins large global companies such as Google, Diageo and Salesforce in …

Whether you are a huge fan of medical dramas or have become inexplicably addicted to Netflix Emilie in Paris last year, you’re probably quite familiar with actress Kate Walsh. But something you might not know about her is that she is an animal lover and environmental activist. She has teamed up with cat food maker …

Mars Petcare Sheba brand has partnered with The Nature Conservancy to deliver what they claim to be the world’s largest coral restoration program, covering more than 185,000 square meters. Image: Sheba / TheNature Conservancy Partner organizations today (5 May) unveiled the first images and videos of “Sheba Hope Reef”, the starting point of the global …

LOS ANGELES, CA – JULY 13: Actress Kate Walsh attends the Universal Pictures ‘Girls’ premiere … [+] Trip ‘at Regal LA Live Stadium 14 on July 13, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Barry King / Getty Images) Getty Images Actress Kate Walsh is lucky to be alive. In 2015, the “Grey’s Anatomy” and …

5 Min reading Coral Vita, a company that grows corals to restore recently dying reefs raised US $ 2 million in a funding round to modernize both coral restoration techniques and the economy around them. Co-founded by friends Sam Teicher and Gator Halpern, Bahamas-based Coral Vita recently raised US $ 2 million in a start-up …

New / World / 12-year-old girl leads fundraiser for coral rehabilitation in Camiguin 12-year-old girl leads fundraiser for coral rehabilitation in Camiguin CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (PNA) – Undeterred by her young age, a 12-year-old girl has started to raise funds for the restoration of corals in the province of Camiguin. 12-year-old Sofia Pardo is …

The “coral garden” or “plantation” has become a popular and promising solution for restoration. Arizona State University Center for Global Discovery and Conservation Science Our planet’s coral reef ecosystems are threatened by multiple threats. Anthropogenic CO2 triggered an increase in global average sea surface temperatures, pushing reef survival beyond its upper thermal limits. Coastal development …

Anyone who tends a garden right now knows what extreme heat can do to plants. Heat is also a concern for an important form of underwater gardening: growing corals and “replanting” or transplanting them to restore damaged reefs. The goal of planting is to help the natural recovery process of coral reefs by growing new …

Canon Reef’s Creation Strengthens Company’s Commitment to the Environment MELVILLE, NY, December 19, 2019 – Canon USA, Inc., a Leader in Digital Imaging Solutions, and its Wholly Owned Subsidiary, Canon Solutions America, Inc., Announce Canon Solutions America’s Participation in Coral Reef Restoration Project Led by Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric from the University of …

Photo credit: K Grif / Shutterstock The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and its Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary are set to restore nearly 3 million square feet of the Florida Reef Tract with plans to raise nearly $ 100 million to restore seven reef sites corals off the Florida Keys. It is one …

Several coral reefs in the Florida Keys could have a new life. In collaboration with state and local partners, the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration this week launched a new strategy to restore and preserve seven coral reef sites in the Florida Keys, as part of a decades-long effort to revitalize the region’s highly …

Part of the work of building the resilience of coral reefs is planting corals, as shown in this staghorn coral photo. -Photo: CCMI The Central Caribbean Marine Institute received a donation of $ 68,000 from the AALL Foundation to support its work on the coral restoration ground. The funds will boost the CCMI’s Coral Restoration …

Camp Seaquarium campers Maddie Volpe, 10, right, and Madison Lord, 11, back, check out the new Miami Seaquarium coral restoration exhibit presented by the Seaquarium and the Rosentiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science from the University of Miami. JOSE A. IGLESIAS [email protected] Two miles off the coast of Key Biscayne and 30 miles beneath …

A coral restoration effort off the coast of the Caribbean island of Curacao celebrated his first birthday last week. The effort started in May 2015 when the Curacao Coral Restoration Foundationthe founders suspended 400 coral fragments from 10 corals “trees.” This Coral nursery, made of PVC pipe, is currently rooted off the coast of Oceanic …