There has been a steady decrease in hard coral cover since 2010 with the worst impacts, according to a UN-backed report
The world lost 14 percent of its coral in just a decade due to climate change, researchers found.
A study found while extreme heat from climate change caused bleaching among the less disturbed coral reefs, adapted near the more populated and polluted waters.
Research indicates that coral cover in Aitutaki is very low
WWF study reveals that Gizo overharvesting of fish species is destructing the marine ecosystem
Cyclone Winston devastated vital coral colonies off Fiji, but five years on, the reefs are alive again, teeming with fish and colour.
The Solomon Island corals appear to be responding to heat stress as water temperatures have been recorded as high as 30 degrees Celsius.
UN expertise to support the protection of Fiji’s coral reefs and marine ecosystems.
“Inadequate policy and insufficient efforts to safeguard the ocean’s natural capital have fallen short.”- Ingrid van Wees and John Tanzer
NOAA- funded researchers found a new record size coral colony in American Samoa after the Big Momma colony.