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Red Sea at risk

Feature story | 28 June, 2006 at 12:28

Millions of tourists flock to Egypt every year for diving in the Red Sea where coral reefs along much of the coast support a colourful and diverse range of species - including dolphins, sharks, manta rays, turtles and dugongs. The direct impact...

Habitat loss

Background | 16 March, 2006 at 10:31

Corals found at Shell’s proposed Arctic drilling site

Blog entry by John Hocevar | 3 August, 2012

Greetings from the Chukchi Sea, way up in the Arctic north of Alaska, where the team aboard the Greenpeace ship Esperanza is using a small submarine to study the seafloor in the area Shell hopes to begin drilling for oil this...

Discovering Abundant Corals at Shell's Arctic Drill Site

Video | 2 August, 2012 at 9:40

During the first research submarine dive in the Chukchi Sea, Greenpeace marine biologist John Hocevar discovered abundant Gersemia rubiformis corals, also known as sea raspberry, where Shell hopes to begin Arctic offshore drilling this summer.

Coral bleaching

Background | 22 August, 2007 at 17:52

Coral bleaching is a condition that can seriously damage and kill entire coral reefs. Corals contain microscopic algae called zooxanthellae that provide the coral with food and give them their vibrant colours. Rising ocean temperatures cause...

Taken by a fisheries observer on board a

Image | 8 June, 2005 at 0:00

Taken by a fisheries observer on board a NZ bottom trawler NW of New Zealand, this photo shows a giant piece of gorgonian coral being hoisted out of a bottom trawl net. Coral this size is estimated to be more than 500 years old.

Global warming and its effects on the Great

Image | 26 August, 2008 at 10:23

Global warming and its effects on the Great Barrier Reef in Australia feature. Aerial view of the Great Barrier reef off the Whitsunday Islands.Based on figures from The Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ABARE) it is...

Underwater life, Alicante, Spain

Image | 1 April, 2000 at 1:00

Underwater life, Alicante, Spain

Underwater shot of illegal driftnets at the

Image | 31 May, 2008 at 22:51

Underwater shot of illegal driftnets at the bottom of the sea.

Lace coral and encrusting sponge

Image | 25 July, 2006 at 15:22

Lace coral and encrusting sponge. La Botte, Mediterranean Sea.

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