Hawaiʻi’s cherished underwater environment has been wavering between seasons of health and seasons of stress in recent years. Now managers of Hawaiian coral reefs are monitoring vital signs after the NOAA Coral Reef Watch report on the world’s worst coral bleaching and die-off ever recorded, which began in 2014 but is predicted by […]
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Corals may live underwater, but their problems often start on land. Now for the first time, partners in Puerto Rico are coordinating efforts on the land and in the sea to revive their declining corals. This terrestrial-marine approach to restoration is happening near Culebra Island, a populated island about 20 […]
Bad Weather Frustrates Recovery Efforts A motorboat in Puerto Rico crushed corals into thousands of pieces when it ran aground on February 18, and bad weather has complicated recovery efforts. The boat Noemi del Mar was quickly removed from the shallows of Palomino Island, which is within a NOAA Habitat […]