04 Mar, 2024
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Hawaii officials could ban sunscreen to protect coral reefs

Apart from the studies and theories discussed around the world to protect coral reefs, Hawaii officials have decided to put a ban on a certain type of sunscreen manufacturing. In a release, the lawmakers last week announced that they have passed a bill to put a ban on sales and manufacturing of sunscreen having a […]

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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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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 […]

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Study says starfishes are gulping the essential Coral reefs

The Barrier reef is just not only in endanger due to the rise in ocean temperature but also threatened by injurious starfish. It is confirmed that starfish is responsible for gulping a large section of barrier reefs by the Authority of Marine Park. The park officials stated that the starfish species a native starfish from […]

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Great Barrier Reef Is Inching Closer To 20-Years Timeline of Extinction: Climate Council

Australia’s iconic Great Barrier Reef, which is the house of millions of colorful aquatic creatures and coral reefs is inching closer to extinction, and within 20 years, it will be no more, warned the Climate Council of Australia. The mounting intensity of climate change and greenhouse gas emissions is driving world’s maritime heritage towards destruction. […]

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‘Weed-Like’ Venomous Algae Is Butchering Australia’s Iconic Great Barrier Reef Corals

The annihilation of Australia’s iconic Great Barrier Reef has ended up being the biggest concerns for the ecologists across the world. While earlier, excessive bleaching is believed to be the culprit behind the damage of coral reefs, a new study has come up with a surprising revelation. The research conducted by a team of scientists […]

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Wildfires, Hike in Ocean Altitude and Coral Blanching are Three Harshest Backlashes of Climate Change

Those, who believe climate change is to be a mere hoax or Chinese-created plotting for prompting terror should pay attention! NASA and NOAA, two topmost government agencies have mutually declared 2016 to be the hottest year. Last year has broken two warm year records set by 2014 and 2015, and the report published on Wednesday, […]