Tag: coral reefs

CHASING CORAL documentary at HIFF features Ruth Gates

CHASING CORAL documentary at HIFF features Ruth Gates

April 7, 2017  |  1 Comment
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CHASING CORAL sets out to show the scale and implication of an underwater catastrophe.

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Environmental science undergraduate students make new Hawaiʻi discoveries

Environmental science undergraduate students make new Hawaiʻi discoveries

January 18, 2017  |  1 Comment
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Mia Delano and Kaitlyn Nelson conducted research on coral’s tolerance to changing ocean conditions and the vulnerability of Hawaiʻi communities to projected sea level rise.

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Extensive deep coral reefs in Hawaiʻi harbor unique species and high coral cover

Extensive deep coral reefs in Hawaiʻi harbor unique species and high coral cover

October 4, 2016  |  2 Comments
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Researchers complete a 20-year study to comprehensively document mesophotic coral ecosystems throughout the Hawaiian Archipelago.

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Environmental Protection Agency awards $132,000 to graduate student for coral reef research

Environmental Protection Agency awards $132,000 to graduate student for coral reef research

September 22, 2016  |  Comments
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UH Manoa’s Chris Wall was selected for the Science to Achieve Results fellowship to support his research on the impacts of near-shore stressors on coral reefs.

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Good bacteria vital to coral reef survival

Good bacteria vital to coral reef survival

June 23, 2016  |  2 Comments
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UH Mānoa coral research highlights bacteria’s role in coral reef health and recovery.

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Coral reef experts bridge science to public policy

Coral reef experts bridge science to public policy

June 22, 2016  |  Comments
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The International Coral Reef Symposium brings researchers and policy makers together to preserve the ocean’s natural resources.

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UH playing important role in NASA coral study

UH playing important role in NASA coral study

June 14, 2016  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa’s Hawaiʻi Institute of Marine Biology works with NASA to survey environmental changes to coral reefs.

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Corals and humans share genes

Corals and humans share genes

May 31, 2016  |  1 Comment
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Genes that can sense temperature and acidity are among those shared between humans and corals.

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Protecting diversity on coral reefs: DNA may hold the key

Protecting diversity on coral reefs: DNA may hold the key

April 27, 2016  |  Comments
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Researchers find that large areas of intact coral reef, not disturbed by humans or climate change, harbor the greatest amount of genetic diversity

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Coral toolkit allows floating larvae to transform into reef skeletons

Coral toolkit allows floating larvae to transform into reef skeletons

April 27, 2016  |  Comments
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Researchers identified key and novel components of the molecular “toolkit” that allow corals to build their skeletons and described when these components are used.

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