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A Computer Just Changed the Coral Research Game

A Computer Just Changed the Coral Research Game

  • Published: Jun 24th, 2016

Reef scientists have partnered with computer scientists on a novel new tool to protect coral reefs.

Wind at China’s Back to Amp Up Its Renewables

Wind at China’s Back to Amp Up Its Renewables

  • Published: Jun 23rd, 2016

China can tap just 10 percent of its wind resources to supply a quarter of its power by 2030.

Global Coral Bleaching Continues For a Record Third Year

Global Coral Bleaching Continues For a Record Third Year

  • Published: Jun 20th, 2016

The longest global coral bleaching event on record is likely to keep going into fall.

Rodent Threat Defeated As Delmarva Battles Rising Seas

Rodent Threat Defeated As Delmarva Battles Rising Seas

  • Published: Jun 17th, 2016

Following a big eradication program, it's been a year since a nutria was detected on the Delmarva Peninsula.

Fishing For Bright Spots in a World of Sick Reefs

Fishing For Bright Spots in a World of Sick Reefs

  • Published: Jun 15th, 2016

Through a vast ecological analysis, scientists found reef fisheries that were healthier than expected.

A Simple Idea Could Help Wildlife Survive Climate Change

A Simple Idea Could Help Wildlife Survive Climate Change

  • Published: Jun 13th, 2016

Using migration corridors to link natural areas could help wildlife keep pace with climate change.

Best Protected Great Barrier Reef Corals Are Now Dead

Best Protected Great Barrier Reef Corals Are Now Dead

  • Published: Jun 1st, 2016

Great Barrier Reef corals that died had been growing in a pristine part of a well-run marine park.

America’s Sickest Wetlands Are in the West, EPA Finds

America’s Sickest Wetlands Are in the West, EPA Finds

  • Published: May 31st, 2016

Three-fifths of wetlands in the West are in “poor” condition, but marsh restorations are underway.