How Do Some Corals Resist Coral Bleaching?

Can you think of a way to win the race against a warming ocean. Ruth Gates and her group at the Hawai’i Institute of Marine Biology try to define traits that make some corals survive  and sometimes even blossom in conditions that kill other corals. Often research has focused upon why species die  but here […]

How far would you go to save this?

Fill your eyes with all the stunning colours and natural splendour. Take deep breathe and smell the white sand and crystalline water. Then think about how far you would go to save this. A visit to the  Great Barrier Reef is a life-changing experience. One of the natural wonders of the world. Photo By Ciambue […]

New Reef Discovered Outside Melbourne

A Wonderful Discovery made by  a Robot! Robots have a bit of a bad reputation but thanks to new advanced technology a coral reef with beautiful  corals, mind-blowing sponge gardens, and colourful fish has been found. The coral reef lies in the waters outside Melbourne in Wilsons Promontory Marine National Park. The footage of the […]

A Grain of Sand

I like the sound of moon sand. It sounds somehow more exciting than sand. Lunar sand is fascinating. Just imagine sand that does not change since there is little erosion due to lack of  water and atmosphere on the Moon. It is tempting to think of sand on the beach as simple sand. But if […]