* This project was conducted by high school-aged students at St. George’s School in Bogotá, Colombia, as part of a 2013 literature review project on ecosystems.
Research question: How can pollution from inland waterways such as rivers contribute to the decay of the Great Barrier Reef, especially its 350 coral species?
Originally Published by the BBC - We are all eating much more fish than we used to - but are we eating the fish we think we are?
Originally Published by ENS - China’s coral reefs have declined by 80 percent in the past three decades, destroyed by the c
Originally Published by NASA Earth Observatory - The island nation has more coral reef than land.
Originally Published by EurekAlert!
– Changes in ocean and climate systems could lead to smaller fish, according to a new study led by fisheries scientists at the University of British Columbia.
The high seas, crucial regions of the world's oceans that are
beyond national jurisdiction, account for 45 percent of the
planet, but are today under severe threat from overfishing and
Watershed-based natural resource management in a coral island involves a peculiar set of challenges. A big concern is managing erosion, that tends to contaminate the runoff that ends up in the precious few fresh water sources and coral reefs.
Originally Published by ENS - More than half of global fisheries are exhausted and between 30 and 35 percent of critical marine environments, such as seagrasses, man