CORAL - Ronald L. Shimek, PhD

In The Season Of Giving, Santa Was Asking For Jet Skis…

A large and intense Arctic temperature swing—more than 40 degrees above normal—has caught the attention of scientists.

29 Dec 2:51 PM 0 Read More...

Cool Water, But Clear?

Macrophotography Shows Phytoplankton Abundance Is Very High In Cool, Clear (?) Water; Is It The Same Over Coral Reefs?

10 Oct 12:44 PM 0 Read More...

Pearls? In Your Tridacna?

Odd, but large, and very valuable pearls may be found in some animals that may make it into reef aquaria.

18 Sep 11:04 PM 1 Read More...

A Zoologist's Thoughts on "Dragon Watch"

“Be alert for news regarding Arctic methane emissions. Signs of any significant methane emissions are an indication that we are in very deep trouble.”

26 Apr 3:42 PM 2 Read More...

Dragon Watch

Is the warming Arctic incubating a methane monster that could unleash mass extinction on Earth?

22 Apr 9:00 AM 21 Read More...