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Coral biology

The unveiled mystery of cold water corals

Cold water corals have existed for millions of years and have colonized all the seas and oceans of the world. It is therefore not uncommon…

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The perfect and eco-friendly gift that gives back on Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is all about spoiling and making your mum feel special, and what if you chose to give her something she’ll remember forever? This…

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S.O.S. Corales : launch of the first participatory marine conservation project of the Mediterranean sea

The NGO Coral Guardian, a major international actor in the conservation of coral reefs, is now investing in the Mediterranean Sea by launching the first…

Coral biology

The link between the skeleton of reef-building corals and past climatic ocean conditions

Scleractinian corals and reef formation Coral reefs’ structures are built thanks to the skeleton of Scleractinian corals. These corals begin their life cycle as motile…

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Adopt a coral : an ideal and ecological gift for (ocean) lovers!

Looking for a really special Valentine’s Day gift to please your partner or yourself? This year, we suggest you celebrate Valentine’s Day in a different…

Coral reef conservation

Coral reef restoration: sexual or asexual reproductions of corals

Why restore coral reefs? 25% of marine biodiversity depends on or lives in coral reefs and 275 million people depend on them directly for a…

Coral biology

UV filters in sunscreen: a new threat for corals?

Sunscreens Human activities are both directly and indirectly involved in coral decline at a global, regional and local scale (Hughes et al., 2018). Factors in…

Coral biology

The roles of pigments in reef-building corals

The color of coral  The corals that inhabit the oceans fascinate and are admired for their vivid and diverse colors. The color that we perceive…

Coral biology

An alga to the rescue of corals

It’s no longer a secret: climate change is drastically affecting our oceans, and especially their coral reefs. Following various episodes of increasing ocean temperatures, we…

Coral reef conservation

Coral restoration through the eyes of different actors and contexts

What is reef resilience?    One of the main goals of coral restoration is to assist the recovery of reef ecosystems’ coverage and health followed…

Coral reef conservation

Thoughts behind coral reef conservation

How can management monitoring help define the next step in conservation?  The measure of management outcomes in coral reefs is made by monitoring key variables…

Coral reef conservation

News from the Great Barrier Reef in Australia

A study conducted by Professor Terry Hughes on 1036 reefs in March 2020 brings sad news. Indeed, massive bleaching is once again hitting Australia’s Great…