Sexual reproduction helps keep coral colonies diverse and resilient. Now, scientists are doing it in a lab to restock flagging reefs.
Climate-driven ocean warming threatens healthy coral reefs, like this one in Hawaii.
Hundreds of organizations are working around the world to restore damaged coral reefs. New research shows that rapid ocean warming threatens these efforts.
A new study found shallow water corals with high temperature tolerance in their DNA. Could they make reefs more resilient to climate change?
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Coral reefs get a lot of attention, but the world has lost almost all of its vital oyster reefs in the last few centuries.
The GBR Foundation fills a gap in funding research that might be seen as too much of a risk by other agencies.
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Federal Labor has pledged to withdraw the A$443 million given to the Great Barrier Reef Foundation. But the foundation's decisions are led by science, and free of undue influence, its chief scientist says.