26 Feb, 2024
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CRISPR-Cas9 could have the potential to combat global coral bleaching events

Extensive studies have confirmed that the Great Barrier Reef in Australia has lost over 50% of its corals. In fact, due to constantly occurring global coral bleaching events since the 1980s which trigger two of the events in 2016 and 2017 each has resulted in the loss of over 27% of the world’s coral reefs […]

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Heat waves is damaging the diverse variety of coral reefs at the Great Barrier Reef, Australia

Several types of research have been conducted to ascertain the extent of damage made by increasing water temperature and bleaching events, As per a new study, The Great Barrier Reef off the coast of Australia which has been subjected to bleaching has seen two of such events in just two years which have sparked widespread […]

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Addition of plastic wastes increases the risk of disease in coral reefs, say researchers

Huge amounts of plastic wastes are constantly getting added up to the coral reefs, as per the latest study. The study revealed that plastic wastes are directly linked to the risk of diseases in case of corals. That means the more is the deposition of plastic wastes in coral reefs, more is the chance of […]