Tag: Rod Salm

Reef Resilience Revealed: How We Can Help Corals Recover

Written by | October 19th, 2012


In advance of delivering a speech at the Colorado Ocean Coalition’s Making WAVES Symposium, Dr. Rod Salm reflects on a career of coral conservation.

Reef Revelations: Saving Corals from Hotter Oceans

Written by | August 4th, 2010


How can we conserve coral reefs in the face of climate change? Conservancy marine scientist Rod Salm and his colleagues have pieced together a possible solution.

Expedition to Palmyra Atoll, Day 5: Corals and Climate Change

Written by | March 2nd, 2009


(Editor’s note: Alison Green, senior marine biologist at The Nature Conservancy, is spending the next two weeks diving and exploring Palmyra Atoll as part of the first marine assessment of the atoll. Follow her posts from Palmyra on Cool Green Science…and learn more about the expedition.) Climate change presents a huge threat to coral reefs, […]

Is Climate Change Causing Coral Reef Osteoporosis?

Written by | January 7th, 2009


Another gloomy report on the effects of all of the carbon dioxide we humans are spewing into the atmosphere: Oceans are becoming more acidic. This is particularly bad for living coral, the delicate little creatures that literally build the reefs that support an incredibly diverse amount of ocean life. As reported in the latest issue […]

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