Can You Read: Please Keep Our Oceans Clean!

This is the sad and ironic scene I discovered while in The Florida Keys last weekend. Obviously this was not an effective message for one “Stars and Stripes” fishing bait...

Champagne Reefs

New research shows ocean acidification will likely reduce diversity and resiliency in coral reef ecosystems A new study from University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science scientists and colleagues from the Australian Institute of Marine...
Global Expedition Sets Sail to Study Coral Reefs Worldwide

Global Expedition Sets Sail to Study Coral Reefs Worldwide

This morning I was aboard the 220-foot motor yacht Golden Shadow, a floating laboratory and the new headquarters for 17 ocean scientists studying coral reefs worldwide. The vessel will set sail today from Miami to embark on the largest scientific effort study the...

Reefs at Risk

The World Resources Institute has published Reefs at Risk Revisited, a comprehensive view of the threats facing coral reefs worldwide. Here’s a story Jessica Carilli and I wrote for the publication on coral reef resiliency Mesoamerican Reef: Low Stress Leads to...