Soft corals in the US Virgin Islands recovered from back-to-back hurricanes in 2017, but stony corals haven't—and one species can’t just replace the other.
March 17, 2020 • ~5 min
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Red Sea coral reefs in the Gulf of Aqaba withstand water temperature irregularities that decimate other corals. It's time to save them, say researchers.
March 10, 2020 • ~4 min
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Certain fish are super-urinators, meaning that they contribute more nitrogen to the ecosystem. Unfortunately, they're also prize catches.
March 3, 2020 • ~6 min
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Sea urchins boomed after a mysterious disease decimated sea stars off the California coast. Researchers say it shows how redundancy can protect ecosystems.
Feb. 13, 2020 • ~9 min
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'Green' school buildings can serve as 3D textbooks, researchers say, to help kids better understand how their actions affect the environment.
Jan. 30, 2020 • ~3 min
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Coffee rust is a huge problem, but an invasive snail seems to eat its spores off leaves. Scientists say it's a potential strategy, but isn't without risks.
Jan. 23, 2020 • ~6 min
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"The blob" is responsible for an unprecedented seabird die-off from California to Alaska in 2015 and 2016, say researchers who studied the common murres.
Jan. 16, 2020 • ~6 min
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The Australian government could improve its conservation efforts by focusing on "umbrella" species like the koala.
Jan. 8, 2020 • ~3 min
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