Coral Reefs

Help A Researcher Out: Rebuilding Coral Reefs with Fish Hive

Help A Researcher Out: Rebuilding Coral Reefs with Fish Hive

Help a Researcher Out! With coral reefs increasingly suffering under the climate crisis, Kath Whittey (Cardiff University) is working on creating Fish Hives - artificial reef structures that can help rebuild damaged reefs. She needs your help to build and test the Fish Hives.

How do Corals reproduce in Easter Island (Rapa Nui)?

How do Corals reproduce in Easter Island (Rapa Nui)?

Rapa Nui - or as us English speakers like to call it Easter Island - is home to some of the most isolated coral reefs in the world. They are not immune to coral bleaching, but they do seem to have a rather remarkable recovery rate. Join Itziar Burgués as she talks about her work on the reproduction of Rapa Nui corals - and how it has helped them survive.

Climate Change Impacts on Kenya's Fishery-dependent communities

Climate Change Impacts on Kenya's Fishery-dependent communities

We know climate change is altering coral reef ecosystems, but how will these changes impact the human communities that depend on them for their livelihood?  

Social-ecological vulnerability of coral reef fisheries to climatic shocks

Social-ecological vulnerability of coral reef fisheries to climatic shocks

The FAO have taken a look at the socio-ecological impacts of climate climate change and ocean acidification on a human community in Kenya that utilizes reefs for their livelihoods and survival