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First global snapshot of key coral reef fishes: Fishing has reduced vital seaweed eaters by more than 50 percent

Wed, 12/04/2013 - 09:16

Biologists have reported on the impact of fishing on a group of fish known to protect the health of coral reefs. The report offers key data for setting management and conservation targets to protect and preserve fragile coral reefs.

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Corals surviving ocean's pollution

Mon, 12/02/2013 - 08:24

Unlike other marine species, the corals are still capable of adapting under current circumstances of sea acidification. “The first models indicated that the coral reefs would disappear midcentury, but our study reveals that corals are adapting to the ocean’s acidification that has increased since the industrial revolution”, the head researcher notes.

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Marine reserves enhance resilience to climate change

Sun, 12/01/2013 - 17:43

A new study highlights the potential for fish communities in marine reserves to resist climate change impacts better than communities on fished coasts.

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