Coral Bleaching

Researchers Want to Breed the World’s Hardiest Corals in Labs & Return them to the Sea to Multiply

21st September 2017
Published under: Enabling Environment

This article was originally published on The New York Times. “As reefs die off, researchers want to breed the world’s hardiest corals in labs and return them to the sea to multiply. The effort raises scientific and ethical questions. On the Great Barrier Reef, off Australia — After a plunge beneath the crystal-clear water to… [more]

Scientists Say Damage to Florida’s Coral Reef has Made the State More Vulnerable to Storm Surges – Washington Post

13th September 2017
Published under: Enabling Environment,Why Natural Capital?

This article was originally published on The Washington Post.  “As we begin to piece together the damage from Hurricane Irma in Florida, scientists are pointing to an environmental factor that may have made the storm’s impact worse: the ongoing loss of coral on the state’s increasingly threatened barrier reef. At 360 miles long, the Florida Reef Tract… [more]