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People and ecosystems

Understanding of the links between coral reef ecosystems, the goods and services they provide to people, and the wellbeing of human societies.

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Ecosystem dynamics: past, present and future

Examining the multi-scale dynamics of reefs, from population dynamics to macroevolution

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Responding to a changing world

Advancing the fundamental understanding of the key processes underpinning reef resilience.

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Coral Reef Studies

ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies
James Cook University Townsville
Queensland 4811 Australia

Phone: 61 7 4781 4000
Email: info@coralcoe.org.au

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15 Feb 2011
Extinction predictor ‘will help protect coral reefs’

Extinction predictor ‘will help protect coral reefs’

More than a third of coral reef fish species are in jeopardy of local extinction from the impacts of climate change on coral reefs, a new scientific study has found. (Local extinc...

14 Feb 2011
Acid oceans demand greater reef care

Acid oceans demand greater reef care

The more humanity acidifies and warms the world’s oceans with carbon emissions, the harder we will have to work to save our coral reefs. That’s the blunt message from a major ...

10 Feb 2011
Kenya’s fisheries management promotes species that grow larger and live longer

Kenya’s fisheries management promotes species that grow larger and live longer

Study finds seine net elimination an important step to the recovery of robust fish communities Marine conservationists from the Wildlife Conservation Society working in Kenya have ...

10 Feb 2011
New research tracks dugong movements within the Torres Strait

New research tracks dugong movements within the Torres Strait

The Torres Strait supports the largest population of dugongs in the world, however not a lot is known about their movements within region. James Cook University (JCU), the Torres S...

27 Jan 2011
Finding new ways to protect both fish and fishers

Finding new ways to protect both fish and fishers

Researchers at Australia’s leading coral reef research centre have developed a way to protect both coral reef fish - and the interests of fishers. In pioneering research carried ...

24 Jan 2011
Migration helps corals survive climate change

Migration helps corals survive climate change

The key to preserving the extraordinary richness and beauty of the world’s coral reefs through the coming period of fragmentation caused by climate change lies in a better unders...

13 Jan 2011
De coral has de rhythm to beat de night-time blues

De coral has de rhythm to beat de night-time blues

The world's corals not only display stunning beauty and diversity – they also have rhythm, man. And that helps to keep them going through the lonely low-­‐point of the night, ...

30 Nov 2010
Oceans where fishes choke

Oceans where fishes choke

Australian marine scientists have expressed disquiet over the continued worldwide spread of large, dead zones in the ocean. Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg and Associate Professor Ma...

25 Nov 2010
Location! Location! Location! Some coral reefs less vulnerable to rising sea temperatures

Location! Location! Location! Some coral reefs less vulnerable to rising sea temperatures

New research highlighting coastal locations where coral can better withstand rising sea temperatures, a leading cause of stress to coral reefs, may guide efforts to conserve the la...

22 Nov 2010
Scientists call for protection of Australia’s subtropic seas

Scientists call for protection of Australia’s subtropic seas

Leading scientists and marine managers have called for a greater national effort to protect vital 1000-kilometre stretches of ocean bordering the middle of Australia’s eastern an...

19 Oct 2010
Worst coral death strikes at SE Asia

Worst coral death strikes at SE Asia

International marine scientists say that a huge coral death which has struck Southeast Asian and Indian Ocean reefs over recent months has highlighted the urgency of controlling gl...

08 Oct 2010
Turtle, dugongs ‘at risk under climate change’

Turtle, dugongs ‘at risk under climate change’

The “turtle and dugong capital of the world”, the northern Great Barrier Reef (GBR) and Torres Strait region, faces increased pressure under climate change from human actions...

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James Cook University Townsville
Queensland 4811 Australia

Phone: 61 7 4781 4000
Email: info@coralcoe.org.au