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From Oceanus Magazine

October 30, 2013

Corals' Indispensable Bacterial Buddies

Like humans, corals may be superorganisms

October 4, 2013

A Quest For Resilient Reefs

Corals are threatened by the ocean's changing chemistry

Groundwater: The River No One Sees
January 16, 2013

Groundwater: The River No One Sees

Corals help measure hidden flow

September 6, 2012

Do Oil and Corals Mix?

WHOI scientists explore impacts of Deepwater Horizon

April 30, 2012

Coral Sanctuaries in a Warming World?

Change in equatorial current may slow warming near small islands

May 5, 2011

Life and Death in the Deep Sea

Does the Gulf oil spill threaten vital seafloor communities?

March 12, 2010

The Once and Future Corals

An audio slideshow: Research on the reefs

October 16, 2009

Voyage to the Remote Phoenix Islands

Eight atolls in the Pacific represent the world's largest marine protected area

April 3, 2009

Jason Meets the Carnivorous Sea Squirt

Expedition to the Tasman Fracture finds unknown species

August 26, 2008

Biochemical Warfare on the Reef

In a co-evolutionary struggle, invertebrate adversaries develop weapon and counter-weapon

March 13, 2008

Knorr Shoots the Moon (Pool) to Drill for Coral

Coral cores offer an unprecedented record of the rise and fall of Earth's sea level

November 6, 2007

Coral Catastrophe on the Corner Rise Seamounts

Fishing trawlers likely caused extensive damage to deep-sea coral communities

March 9, 2007

Dead Corals Do Tell Tales

Growing a little each day, coral skeletons keep a daily archive of past ocean temperatures

October 27, 2006

What Other Tales Can Coral Skeletons Tell?

Scientists strive to get into the genes of fossil corals to extract their evolutionary history

October 20, 2006

The Coral-Climate Connection

The skeletons of corals on the seafloor preserve records of how ocean circulation has changed

coral larvae
August 23, 2006

Lullaby for Larvae

A WHOI biologist becomes a midwife for Antarctic deep-sea corals

Coral Gardens in the Dark Depths
February 7, 2005

Coral Gardens in the Dark Depths

Scientists seek to learn more about these abundant, fragile, and now-threatened communities

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