CORAL - Bayley Freeman

Coral Spawning: Out of Sync and In Major Trouble

In recent years, scientists who have been tracking synchronous spawning noticed that corals in the Red Sea—which spawn at various times from June to September—were releasing their gametes in an unsynchronized fashion. The timing was erratic, different from years past, and unpredictable.

13 Sep 11:12 AM 0

Florida Looking at Ban on Reef-Harming Sunscreens

Following the example that Hawaii, Palau, and parts of Mexico made last year, the state of Florida is considering proposed legislation to outlaw two chemicals found in many sunscreens that are known to kill corals.

01 Mar 12:06 PM 0