Climate change remains the greatest threat to the iconic structures, which are disappearing around the globe at dire rates.
The "greatest declines" in coral in the Bahamas are linked by researchers to the stony coral tissue loss disease, which may be triggered by ship traffic.
New report examines experimental intervention techniques in hopes of sustaining reefs in a warming world.
“The dire situation is here now," said the coordinator of NOAA’s Coral Reef Watch.
Our agricultural runoff, oil rigs, plastic, fish-glut, and noises are killing the ocean.
A $9 million pilot project aims to protect key areas of the Great Barrier Reef from bleaching.
Repairing the damage in the national underwater park could cost $2 million.