Posts Tagged ‘AIMS’

Corals at Sea

Marine scientists are using portable ship-borne aquaria in the search for heat-resistant corals that could survive warming ocean temperatures caused by climate change.

14 Feb 12:32 PM 0 Read More...

Parrotfishes Thrive in Wake of Reef Disasters

“When bleaching reduces coral cover on the reefs, it creates large areas of newly barren surfaces,”

13 Dec 3:51 PM 0 Read More...

Meet RangerBot, Potential Savior of the Reefs

Could a submersible robot save the world’s struggling coral reefs? A team of scientists in Australia believes it can

09 Aug 12:53 PM 0 Read More...

Microplastics Found in Reef Groupers

This is the first study to report the presence of microdebris in wild-caught commercial fish in the World Heritage Area.

13 Mar 5:06 PM 0 Read More...

Great Barrier Grief

The bleaching is part of a circumtropical event affecting the world’s coral reefs now extending into its second year. Experts from the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority alongside researchers from the Australian Institute of Marine Science have started flying over the Reef between Townsville and Cairns, looking for patches of stark white coral skeletons and estimating the extent of bleaching.

24 Mar 2:09 PM 0 Read More...