Coral reefs support thousands of species of fish, corals, invertebrates and other creatures – but some collection practices can put all of them in danger. Defenders is working with industry leaders to stop these practices and protect our world’s coral reef wildlife.
Posts Categorized: Coral Reef
Corals get their colors and their food from the tiny algae that live inside them. But other micro-organisms aren’t always so friendly.
Though their reefs are immobile, corals can move from one generation to the next. Now, as climate change affects our oceans, we are starting to learn how corals will move, and what we need to do to help them survive.
Google maps’ breathtaking coral reef mapping project can help organizations like Defenders raise awareness about the plight of coral reefs- and hopefully, inspire others to take action.
Greenhouse gases threaten our planet in many ways, but one effect is wreaking havoc on our oceans-by harming some of their tiniest species.