Watch Coral Bleaching

In case you haven’t already seen it, this time lapse video from the Weather Channel shows the symbiotic relationship between algae and coral reefs, and how they are being stressed out by climate change. Scientists at the Queensland University of Technology have captured on video the coral bleaching process…

An alga-rithm to save the coral

Northwestern University researchers have developed a quantitative tool that might help bring back coral from the brink of extinction. The novel algorithm could help assess and predict the future of coral bleaching events by better understanding the coral’s symbiotic partner: algae. “Coral is not an independent organism…