Coral reefs shifting away from equator

Coral reefs are retreating from equatorial waters and establishing new reefs in more temperate regions, according to new research in the journal Marine Ecology Progress Series. The researchers found that the number of young corals on tropical reefs has declined by 85 percent — and doubled on subtropical reefs — during the last four decades. […]

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Mangroves, mullets, humpback whales: 3 new science stories you should know about

Humpback whale in Tahiti. (© Photo Rodolphe Holler) Protecting nature starts with science. Here’s a roundup of recent policy-relevant science published by Conservation International experts. Invasive fish species may be better equipped for a changing climate Native species already have to compete with invasive new species, but now climate change is creating even more challenges. […]

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Nature-based Solutions: Inspiring Sustainable Innovation in Ecosystem Conservation

Nature-based solutions – ecosystem-based approaches to societal challenges and development goals. Faced with the catastrophic consequences of the Industrial Revolution on Earth’s environment since the late 1800’s, and being aware of nature’s success in keeping the balance when left undisturbed, human society has begun to consciously emulate nature’s time-tested ecosystem forms, processes, systems, and organisms […]

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