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Lion fish (Photo: Tinou Bao/Flickr)

No Pride for Lion Fish’s Ferocious Appetite

3/13/2012 // By Marine Jaouen

Asian carp are stealing valuable resources from native Great Lakes fish while Burmese pythons are destroying small mammal populations throughout the Florida Everglades. Similarly, lion fish are invading Atlantic reefs and  disrupting the delicate balance of marine ecosystems. First spotted […] Read more >

Staghorn coral (center) on healthy patch reef

Corals Won’t Survive A Shallow-Water Oil Spill Treated With Dispersants

10/14/2010 // By Bob Serata

A  shallow-water oil spill, even one that doesn’t reach the magnitude of the Gulf oil disaster, could kill miles of coral reefs. And it won’t be the oil alone that does it. At the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of […] Read more >

Dr. Goodbody-Gringley points out baby Montastraea

Scientist Finds Deadly Effects of Dispersant Used in Gulf Oil Disaster

10/8/2010 // By Bob Serata

In the cramped lab at Mote Marine Laboratory’s Tropical Research Lab on Summerland Key in the Florida Keys, Dr. Gretchen Goodbody-Gringley and her team saw firsthand the effects of Corexit 9500 chemical dispersant on the settlement and survival of coral […] Read more >

Experts: Coral Reefs Need Relief From Climate Change

7/6/2009 // By Kevin Coyle

Could Coral Reefs become a thing of the past within our life time?  A group of wildlife experts seems to think so. David Derbyshire for the Mail Online reports: Children born today could be the last generation to enjoy swimming […] Read more >

Wherever You Live, Changing Climate is Shifting Spring

3/20/2008 // By Miles Grant

The Associated Press has a great roundup the local impacts of a delayed spring thanks to climate change: The capital’s famous cherry trees are primed to burst out in a perfect pink peak about the end of this month. Thirty […] Read more >