Bleached corals are less likely to spawn, a huge cause for concern in Florida after a severe bleaching event recently. But after monitoring last year’s split-spawn activity, we discovered that there still may be hope for a recovery.
Ever wonder what it is like to help with coral conservation? Dive in with editor Kristin Paterakis as she rediscovers the importance of giving back to the underwater community--both corals and the next generation of ocean torchbearers.
Scuba divers love to share their favorite tips and tails from dive trips. This column highlights some of those. Science writer and author Juli Berwald was forever changed by a thriving reef in Tela, Honduras.
An unprecedented marine heat wave has triggered a catastrophic mass-bleaching event on the Florida Reef Tract. The Keys’ coral reef ecosystem is suffering intense, quick bleaching and/or dieoff of corals, sponges, anemones and other marine life.