Estimates Place Half a TRILLION Corals in the Pacific Ocean

We’ve all heard that coral reefs are at risk of extinction due to a number of factors and exacerbated by climate change and coral bleaching. Aerial views of endless reefs of bleached corals sure does make for a poignant illustration…

Talking reef aquariums in schools in this fascinating TEDx video

We always appreciate TED talks and when they venture into the hobby, we like them even more. Here is a nice video from a local TEDx event hosted in┬áPennsylvania. The TEDxWilliamsport even had Larry Flint (no not that Mr. Flint!)…

Should natural ecosystems like coral reefs have legal rights?

After reading a recent article about a law set to pass in Bolivia granting legal rights and recognition to natural systems, the main question I asked myself was should natural ecosystems like coral reefs have legal rights? Is this another…

Study shows concensus, save the reefs

An interesting bit of research by the University of Hawaii and Oregon State University show when it comes to polling tourists and recreational enthusiasts about the state of coral reefs, the concnesus is to do whatever is necessary to save…