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A new study shows that popular restoration efforts would need to be conducted at much greater spatial and temporal scales than currently pursued in order to have long-term benefits. OAKLAND, CA – May 11, 2022 – A new study this week shows that a popular coral restoration technique is unlikely to protect coral reefs from… Continue Reading →
Do you smell that? It’s the stench of rotting eggs…lingering for half a mile inland from the Caribbean shoreline. It’s a stinky reality of this year’s sargassum bloom, or in other words, the overload of seaweed that is washing up on beaches in parts of Mexico, Honduras, Belize, and other nearby areas. What is Sargassum?… Continue Reading →
Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease (SCTLD), a new illness that kills the soft tissue of more than 25 coral species, has been wreaking havoc underwater in the Mesoamerican Reef region. To fight back, we are working with local partners to stop the spread and ultimately save our valuable coral reefs. SCTLD moves quickly and has… Continue Reading →