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Coral Sea: “Don’t worry about a couple of degrees” – professor

Peter Griffin posted in on December 5th, 2011.

Warming of the oceans may not be as  terrible an experience for fish in some waters which are already warm — such as the Coral Sea —  according to a leading Australian ecologist,   of the University of Queensland, who says that, personally, he is not worried about an increase of couple of degrees in temperature. […]

Coral reef conservation failing

Peter Griffin posted in on August 27th, 2008.

One of the largest studies to date of coral reef protection measures warns that conservation zones are in the wrong place to protect reefs from collapse. Research published today in the journal PLoS ONE by an international team of scientists indicates that current zones or ‘No-take areas’ (NTAs) are vulnerable to the effects of climate […]

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