coral research

Want to Save the World’s Coral Reefs? A MERMAID Can Help

New upgrades to the collaborative ‘Marine Ecological Research Management AID’ can turn coral reef data into conservation action — just when it’s needed most.
October 26, 2020
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New upgrades to the collaborative ‘Marine Ecological Research Management AID’ can turn coral reef data into conservation action — just when it’s needed most.
Spawning lab

Saving Coral Reefs — with Sex

To keep pace with environmental loss, scientists working to restore tropical reefs have turned their attention to coral reproduction and increasing diversity.
August 12, 2019
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To keep pace with environmental loss, scientists working to restore tropical reefs have turned their attention to coral reproduction and increasing diversity.
De Beers Namaqualand Mine, Kleinzee

De Beers: Destruction Is Forever

The company claims to be restoring its former diamond mines to nature. My research revealed a still-barren landscape and shattered lives.
March 17, 2021
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The company claims to be restoring its former diamond mines to nature. My research revealed a still-barren landscape and shattered lives.
coral on rock

Will the Race for Electric Vehicles Endanger the Earth’s Most Sensitive Ecosystem?

Materials needed to make the batteries for electric cars and other clean technology is driving interest in deep-seabed mining, and scientists fear the cost to the ocean will be steep.
March 10, 2021
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Materials needed to make the batteries for electric cars and other clean technology is driving interest in deep-seabed mining, and scientists fear the cost to the ocean will be steep.