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The leatherback sea turtle

The giant leatherback sea turtle, Dermochelys coriacea, is the biggest turtle species still in the world. They are a giant amongst most other modern reptiles, the only ones bigger are three of the remaining species of crocodilians… Please click on … Continue reading

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Coral Restoration 18 Months

Coral Restoration 18 Months.

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From Coral Reefs to Sponge Reefs

International research has suggested that many coral species won’t survive beyond the end of this century, but marine biologists at Victoria University are offering an alternative scenario… click on the picture to know more about this fact.

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Underwater Web-Cam on Grand Cayman

Anchored in 6 feet of water about 1000 yards from the Ocean Frontiers  dock, the webcam is part of a reef monitoring system set up by  Teens4Oceans (T4O) a non-profit organization with a mission to empower  young people to be … Continue reading

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New Caledonia Creates Sanctuary for Sharks

New Caledonia make the decision to create a shark sanctuary by banning fishing for all shark species in the country’s entire exclusive economic zone. At 1,245,000 square kilometers (480,000 square miles), an area roughly the size of South Africa, the … Continue reading

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Lost city of Heracleion

For centuries it was thought to be a legend, a city of extraordinary wealth mentioned in Homer, visited by Helen of Troy and Paris, her lover, but apparently buried under the sea. In fact, Heracleion was true, and a decade … Continue reading

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The Koh Tao Coral Reef Restoration Project – 3 years after its creation

All CRC Team is pleased to present you our latest video showing The Coral Reef Restoration Project installed in Koh Tao 3 years ago. You just have to click on the picture to be linked to the video. Thank you … Continue reading

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Coral spawning along Indian islands: a phenomenon called “Sex-on-the-Reef”

A rare and curious phenomenon, coral spawning, popularly referred to as ‘sex-on-the-reef’, has been recorded scientifically for the first time along Lakshadweep islands on India’s west coast, a Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) researcher has claimed. Generally observed after full-moon … Continue reading

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Ocean Circulation May Have Released CO2 at End of Ice Ages

At the end of each ice age, the ocean exhales carbon dioxide. Scientists believe this explains the difference in atmospheric CO2 concentrations between ice ages, which have lower concentrations of carbon dioxide, and warmer, more CO2-saturated periods like the one … Continue reading

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Antarctic sea-ice expansion

Changes in sea ice significantly modulate climate change because of its high reflective and strong insulating nature. In contrast to Arctic sea ice, sea ice surrounding Antarctica has expanded1, with record extent2 in 2010. This ice expansion has previously been … Continue reading

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