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Be sure to buy biodegradable sunscreen to protect coral reefs

https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-02-07-buy-biodegradable-sunscreen-to-protect-coral-reefs.html

Be sure to buy biodegradable sunscreen to protect coral reefs Thursday, February 07, 2019 by: Jessica Dolores biodegradable sunscreen , biodiversity , chemicals , clean water , coral reefs , corals , eco-friendly , environment , green living , marine life , Oceans , reef-friendly sunscreens , reefs , sunscreen , toxic chemicals , wildlife - (Natural News ) The sun is out and you’re raring to wear that pair of shades that has been languishing in your cabinet ...

Hawaii bans sunscreen chemicals that destroy coral reefs

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-05-07-hawaii-bans-sunscreen-chemicals-that-destroy-coral-reefs.html

Hawaii bans sunscreen chemicals that destroy coral reefs Monday, May 07, 2018 by: Vicki Batts badpollution , chemicals , coral reefs , Cosmetics , dangerous chemicals , disease causes , Ecology , environ , environment , Hawaii , hormone health , ocean health , skin health , sunscreen , toxic cosmetics , toxic ingredients , toxic sunscreen , toxins - (Natural News ) Just how toxic is your sunscreen? ... This will make a huge difference in protecting our coral ...

Scientists are "farming" coral reefs in an effort to increase their survival

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-04-24-scientists-are-farming-coral-reefs-in-an-effort-to-increase-their-survival.html

Scientists are “farming” coral reefs in an effort to increase their survival Tuesday, April 24, 2018 by: Ralph Flores algae , conservation efforts , coral conservation , coral outplanting , coral polyps , coral reef , coral transplant , corals , environment , herbivorous grazers , marine life , marine species , ocean health , ocean life , pollution effects - (Natural News ) There are a lot of factors that can contribute to the current ...

Common chemical in laundry detergents kills coral reefs

https://www.naturalnews.com/043780_coral_reefs_laundry_detergents_chemical_pollution.html

A common ingredient in detergents, soaps and sunscreens is devastating coral reefs, in part by damaging their DNA, according to a study conducted by researchers from Tel Aviv University and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (both in Israel), along with researchers from Haereticus Environmental Laboratory in Virginia and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. ... Coral reefs form the base of ocean ecosystems containing much of the world's aquatic ...

Caribbean Coral Reefs Wiped Out by Climate Change

https://www.naturalnews.com/027430_reef_coral_reefs_fishing.html

Global warming is devastating coral reefs in the Caribbean, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of East Anglia, England and Simon Fraser University in Canada, and published in the journal Biology Letters. ... The flatter reefs now account for 75 percent of Caribbean coral reefs by area, up from a mere 20 percent in the 1970s. "...

Coral reefs in the Lower Florida Keys being destroyed by a mysterious disease

https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-05-24-coral-reefs-in-the-lower-florida-keys-being-destroyed-by-a-mysterious-disease.html

Coral reefs in the Lower Florida Keys being destroyed by a mysterious disease Friday, May 24, 2019 by: Janine Acero badpollution , biodiversity , coral reefs , Diseases , environment , extinction , habitats , human impact , marine ecology , marine ecosystems , marine life , marine species , ocean health , Oceans , water pollution , wildlife - (Natural News ) Scientists discovered a mysterious disease that has been killing the already dwindling coral reefs ...

Coral Reefs Being Destroyed by Ocean Acidification from Greenhouse Gases

https://www.naturalnews.com/025753_coral_reefs_ocean_acidification_reef.html

The acidification of the ocean due to the industrial emission of carbon dioxide is destroying the world's coral reefs, a coalition of marine experts has warned in the recently released Honolulu Declaration. ... The fate of coral reefs is a warning for the whole planet, warned Billy Causey of the U.S. "...

Scientists create an autonomous robot that can hunt for lionfish that threaten coral reefs

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-11-15-scientists-create-an-autonomous-robot-that-will-hunt-for-lionfish-that-threaten-the-coral-reefs.html

Scientists create an autonomous robot that can hunt for lionfish that threaten coral reefs Thursday, November 15, 2018 by: Edsel Cook animal conservation , coral reef fish , coral reefs , Ecology , ecosystem , fish , hunting , invasive species , machine learning , robots , wildlife conservation - (Natural News ) Scientists have designed a robot to hunt down lionfish and protect the coral reefs, as well as the fish that depend on it. ...

Hurricane Harvey damage continues: Coral reefs are now threatened from the runoff

https://www.naturalnews.com/2017-10-21-hurricane-harvey-damage-continues-coral-reefs-are-now-threatened-from-the-runoff.html

Hurricane Harvey damage continues: Coral reefs are now threatened from the runoff Saturday, October 21, 2017 by: Russel Davis chemicals , coral reefs , Hurricane Harvey , Hurricane Irma , marine life , Oceans , pollution , runoff , turtles - (Natural News ) A team of researchers at the Texas A&M University’s Geochemical and Environmental Group (GERG) has found that Hurricane Harvey has generated more than 13 trillion gallons of floodwater in August, which in turn ...

Hope for reef fish: Ocean currents bring food to fish populations in damaged coral reefs

https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-09-15-currents-bring-food-to-fish-populations-coral-reefs.html

Hope for reef fish: Ocean currents bring food to fish populations in damaged coral reefs Sunday, September 15, 2019 by: Edsel Cook biodiversity , coral reef fish , coral reefs , corals , delivery , Ecology , environ , fish , goodpollution , goodscience , marine life , ocean currents , ocean life , Oceans - (Natural News ) Researchers have discovered that fish living in damaged coral reefs have an alternative source of sustenance aside ...

Hawaii seeks to ban toxic chemical sunscreens to save the coral reefs from chemical decimation

https://www.naturalnews.com/2017-05-21-hawaii-seeks-to-ban-toxic-chemical-sunscreens-to-save-the-coral-reefs-from-chemical-decimation.html

Hawaii seeks to ban toxic chemical sunscreens to save the coral reefs from chemical decimation Sunday, May 21, 2017 by: Isabelle Z. coral reefs , oxybenzone , sunscreen - (Natural News ) Many snorkelers who are drawn to Hawaii’s coral reefs have noticed that they are not brimming with life the way they once did, and it looks like they only have themselves to blame. "...

Sunscreens destroy coral reefs by releasing harmful chemicals that disrupt microorganisms found in water

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-05-08-sunscreens-destroy-coral-reefs-by-releasing-harmful-chemicals-that-disrupt-microorganisms.html

Sunscreens destroy coral reefs by releasing harmful chemicals that disrupt microorganisms found in water Tuesday, May 08, 2018 by: Jessica Dolores badpollution , chemical contaminants , coral reef health , coral reefs , cosmetic products , Cosmetics , Ecology , environ , marine ecosystems , marine life , oxybenzone , Personal care products , sunscreen , toxic chemicals , toxic sunscreen , UV filters - (Natural News ) Summer is a time for sun, sea, and ...

Why does coral have creatures that make chlorophyll but don't photosynthesize?

https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-08-22-creatures-that-make-chlorophyll-but-dont-photosynthesize.html

Corallicolids make their homes in the gastric cavity of various corals that make coral reefs. ... While corallicolids are the most common apicomplexans in coral reefs and the second most common microorganisms in coral microbiota, they are only getting studied now. "...

Another danger for coral reefs: Plastic trash transports microorganisms that spread disease across the ocean floor

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-02-08-plastic-trash-transports-microorganisms-spread-disease-oceans.html

The study, which was published in the journal Science, had researchers investigate 159 coral reefs in the Asia-Pacific region to determine how the plastic debris affects the coral , as well as the likelihood of disease of a coral tangled with plastic, visiting reefs from Indonesia, Australia, Myanmar, and Thailand. ... The amount of plastic in the sampled areas was estimated to be at least 11.1 billion items that are stuck in coral reefs ...

We can prevent shoreline erosion by protecting coral reefs: Restoring them helps protect islands

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-05-30-we-can-prevent-shoreline-erosion-by-protecting-coral-reefs-restoring-them-helps-protect-islands.html

New research, published in the Journal of Environmental Management, looked at the “protective role” of coral reefs and assayed a solution that addressed coral reef degradation and shoreline erosion – problems which have regularly plagued coastlines. ... (Related: Another danger for coral reefs: Plastic trash transports microorganisms that spread disease across the ocean floor .) "...

Destructive fishing methods, like explosives and poison, are still being used in the Philippines; coral reefs in danger

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-04-22-destructive-fishing-methods-explosives-poison-still-used-in-the-philippines.html

Sadly, this underwater paradise is under extreme threat, no thanks to illegal fishing methods that damage coral reefs. ... You don’t have to be a scientist to help protect coral reefs that shelter marine life, protect coastlines from the harmful effects of waves and tropical storms, and help in carbon and nitrogen fixing. "...

"Sounds" like home: Baby coral choose their home using acoustics and low-frequency sound

https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-13-baby-coral-choose-their-home-using-acoustics-and-low-frequency-sound.html

“But it hasn’t been well studied on coral reefs.” The co-lead author of the study, Apprill specializes in the ecology of coral reefs . ... The soundscape of such reefs are filled with the low-frequency noises made by snapping shrimp and fish that live in coral reefs . "...

Researchers create robot fish that can swim right next to real ones in coral reefs

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-04-27-researchers-create-robot-fish-that-can-swim-right-next-to-real-ones-in-coral-reefs.html

Researchers create robot fish that can swim right next to real ones in coral reefs Friday, April 27, 2018 by: David Williams 3D printing , autonomous underwater vehicle , AUV , biorobotics , cool technology , CSAIL , Ecology , marine environment , marine habitat , marine life , ocean health , robot fish , SoFi , underwater exploration , underwater photography , underwater photos - (Natural News ) There are plenty of unexplored areas in Earth’s seas and oceans, and scientists are ...

Abandoned oil rigs in the sea can become valuable artificial reefs

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-09-19-abandoned-oil-rigs-in-the-sea-can-become-valuable-artificial-reefs.html

On coral reefs and the need to protect them Coral reefs are to the sea what rainforests are to the land. ... Coral reefs likewise have a global economic value. The reefs provide for more than 500 million people in over 100 countries. "...

16-Month dredging operation at the Port of Miami DESTROYED 50 to 90 percent of nearby reefs

https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-01-23-dredging-operation-at-the-port-of-miami-destroyed-nearby-reefs.html

(Related: We can prevent shoreline erosion by protecting coral reefs: Restoring them helps protect islands .) ... Furthermore, coral reefs provide over $1.8 billion in flood risk reduction annually. "...