Groups Plant 60,000 Fragments Of Nursery-Raised Coral At Reefs In Florida KeysMore than 60,000 fragments of nursery-raised coral are being planted by federal officials and environmental groups at reefs located off the Florida Keys.
Restored Corals Observed Spawning For First Time In Waters Off MiamiStaghorn corals grown in a nursery and replanted at a reef restoration site off Key Biscayne have spawned for the first time which is providing hope that rebuilding Florida’s valuable marine ecosystems may be possible.
Florida Senate Bill Looks To Block Local Bans On SunscreenThe Florida Senate passed a bill that would block local cities and counties from banning sunscreens containing ingredients that some researchers say harm coral reefs.
Miami Beach Commissioners Vote Not To Ban Sunscreen Ingredients Experts Say Harm Coral ReefsThe Miami Beach City Commission met Wednesday morning to discuss an ordinance that would ban two ingredients experts believe harm coral reefs.
World Scientists Gather In The Keys To Find Ways To Preserve, Restore Coral Reefs The world's top scientists gathered in the Florida Keys this week to find ways to preserve and restore the planet's coral reefs.
NASA Takes 23,000-Foot View Of The World's Coral ReefsNASA is taking a look at the bigger picture when it comes to studying the world's coral reefs and the effects of global warming.
UM Scientists Dive In To Save Corals From Port Dredge ProjectUniversity of Miami students and scientists have mobilized to save as many corals as possible from the shipping channel at the entrance to PortMiami.
Study: South Florida Pollutants Increase Coral Reef DiseaseCommon South Florida pollutants are leading to a rapid increase in coral disease among South Florida coral reefs.
Gore Speaks At Nova's Coral Reef Research Center Grand Openinglorida is the only state in the U.S. that has extensive shallow coral reef formations near its coasts and Nova Southeastern University wants to make sure this unique Florida resource is protected.
Feds Helping To Restore S. Florida's Coral ReefsUncle Sam is pitching in to help save the coral reefs off South Florida and the Keys. Since 2009. the American Recovery and Restoration Act of 2009 has provided more than $3 million to grow about 30,000 threatened staghorn and elkhorn coral colonies in underwater nurseries.