Mystery of Florida's dying coral

Charles, D.
January 1992
New Scientist;1/11/92, Vol. 133 Issue 1803, p12
Reports that Florida's coral reefs are dying at an alarming rate which is likely to renew efforts to limit commercial development. Unknown reasons; Research by James Porter, University of Georgia; Where he has found damage.


Related Articles

  • Guam: A Coral Island.  // Monkeyshines on America;Sep97 Territories Issue: Guam, p30 

    Describes coral reefs found in Guam. Resemblance of coral reefs to an ocean garden; Overview on the process by which corals accumulate to form coral reefs; Dangerous types of fishes inhabiting coral reefs.

  • coral map.  // Scholastic SuperScience;Apr2006, Vol. 17 Issue 7, p16 

    A map of the world is presented with information on coral reefs and islands.

  • A Busy Coral Reef.  // Scholastic News -- Edition 2;May/Jun2004, Vol. 60 Issue 8, Special section p1 

    Presents a conversation about the things to see in a coral reef.

  • Florida coral reefs face new threats.  // International Wildlife;May92, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p28 

    Reports on a University of Georgia study that indicates parts of the Florida Keys coral reef could be irreversibly damaged by the year 2000. Some sections of the reef are dying at a rate of 10 percent a year, up from four percent just a few years ago.

  • Scientists to monitor health of reefs damaged by bleaching.  // International Wildlife;Nov92, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p28 

    Reports that the World Conservation Union (IUCN) and three United Nations scientific organizations are monitoring 50 coral reef sites for up to five years to study `bleaching.' The bleaching phenomenon occurs when coral rejects algae that normally live within coral tissues, providing coral's...

  • Coral. Kranking, Kathy Walsh // Ranger Rick;Jan95, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p24 

    Provides information on corals and coral reefs. Animals that make up corals; Variation on physical appearances; Types of corals.

  • Coral. DeCelles, K.M. // Ranger Rick;Feb95, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p20 

    Part II. Presents a photograph of a coral reef, with several yellow-colored fishes and a shark.

  • At home on a reef.  // Ranger Rick;Feb95, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p23 

    Present photographs of animals living on a coral reef. Includes the violet spotted reef lobster; File shell; Triplefin; Christmas tree worms; Nudibranch.

  • Fast food diner.  // Ranger Rick;Feb95, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p24 

    Presents photographs of animals which catches their prey on coral reefs. Includes the octopus; Golden long-nosed butterflyfish; False cleaner blenny; Ribbon eel; Sailfin leaf fish.

  • Coral reefs still in jeopardy.  // Salt Water Sportsman;May98, Vol. 59 Issue 5, p36 

    Focuses on the rate of degradation of coral reefs in the world. Forecasts on the rate of degradation of coral reefs; Benefits offered by coral reefs for marine life; Challenges facing the protection of coral reefs.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics