Stefan Andrews films colored blast coral in the shallows in Bermuda. Exposure: Courtesy of Richard Vevers, CatlFinale hebdomad, the Joined Land's Intergovernmental Platform on Clime Alteration (IPCC) issued its modish update. Piece it contained no ground-breaking findings, it did substantiate that climatologists are more 95 pct sure that the changes we're beholding in mood are caused by us—viz. done the emissions of nursery gasses. The story besides famed that 30 pct of anthropogenetic (that is, human-generated) co2 has been enwrapped into our oceans.Sea acidification may Read more [...]
Sharp increases in water temperature in the Indian ocean had already killed about 80% of the representatives of some species of corals near the shores of the Western Indonesian province of Aceh, said on Wednesday the website of the newspaper Jakarta Globe, citing a study conducted by an international team of scientists.
«I am willing to predict that we saw in Aceh mortality of corals — but this is an emergency — accompanied by something similar around the Andaman sea», — said study participant Aussie Andrew Baird (Andrew Read more [...]
Coral reefs — not only one of the beauties of the world ocean, but also a means of maintaining the life of people in many coastal areas.
However, the very existence of coral reefs is under threat.
International programme on the protection of coral reefs EDGE calls global climate change danger number one.
Report bill Baudler, Bi-bi-si
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October 2, 2013. The continued accumulation of sand within the annular reefs of Maldives Attalos can provide the basis for future development of the Islands, say the authors of a new study. It is assumed that these Islands like the Maldives one of the first will suffer the consequences caused by climate change, particularly sea level rise. The study, published in the journal Geology, describes the formation of Islands inside Attalos Maldives.
Researchers studied the history of education \"island Foundation, which begins when enough lagoon filled with sand, which is derived from the surrounding Read more [...]
If the current trend of growth in carbon dioxide emissions continue, by 2100 the last coral reef dies. The only way to maintain the chemical environment that allows them to exist - is to reduce emissions as soon as possible and stronger. May also have to actively remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere by mass planting or using special pumps.
Reefs seas are already suffering from acidification and warming water, and overfishing and coastal pollution. Carbon emissions are reduced by 0.1 pH water, causing the coral polyps can no longer with the same success to increase their limestone skeletons. Read more [...]
U.S. Navy ship, stranded in the waters of the Philippines, caused serious damage to the coral reef on the list of UNESCO World Heritage, said on Friday the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).Philippine unit WWF said the ship damaged at least ten meters reefs are considered some of the richest in terms of biological diversity among all objects Coral Triangle in Southeast Asia. In this case, environmentalists point out that the fuel leaks from the American ship until it was, RIA "Novosti" with reference to the Associated Press.Agency reminds that in 2005, international environmental organization Read more [...]
The devastation caused by the Typhoon. © Erik De Castro | Reuters
January 26, 2013. Typhoon \"Bopha\", also known as \"Pablo\", swept over the Philippines Mindanao in late November - early December 2012, was the strongest tropical storm ever to hit the island. More than a thousand people died, were injured and left homeless, more than 6 million Filipinos.
However, the Typhoon fifth category also left behind destruction, which previously said little - he severely damaged coral reefs. Waves generated in the ocean during the riot of tropical storms, so strong that it can break off branches of corals, Read more [...]
Photo: img-fotki.yandex.ruThe sharp increase in water temperature in the Indian Ocean have killed about 80% of the representatives of some species of coral off the coast of the western Indonesian province of Aceh, said on Wednesday the Jakarta Globe newspaper website with reference to the study by an international team of scientists."I'm willing to predict that what we have seen in Aceh mortality of corals - and this is an emergency - is accompanied by something similar all over the Andaman Sea," - said study participant Australian Andrew Baird (Andrew Baird) from James Cook University Read more [...]
Roadmonkey guests at sour in Peru Exposure: Pic by Paul Von ZielbauerFor many of us, the alone affair amend than a kick-ass activate is a kick-ass slip that lends a handwriting to someone—or someplace—in pauperization. And due to the late rush in alleged risk philanthropy trips, it's ne'er been easier to do so. Advance Destinations brings volunteers to Alabama's Fluid Bay to service the Sea Innovation repair huitre reefs discredited by the BP oil talk. Afterwards workplace, volunteers hiking or kayak on the seashore, so clangor in a seaboard cottage in Weeks Bay, Alabama. Read more [...]