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September 27, 2012
Unknown coral hotspots discovered off US East Coast

OurAmazingPlanet. updated 9/26/2012 3:51:26 PM ET A survey of underwater canyons off the U.S. East Coast found a number of previously unknown hotspots for deep-sea corals. The exploration, the first to look for corals and sponges in the area in decades, is helping researchers develop a computer model to determine where other coral hotspots […]

Study: Changes to ocean expected to damage shellfish around world

By Shelby Lin Erdman, CNN. July 18, 2011 (CNN) — Massive global greenhouse gas pollution is changing the chemistry of the world’s oceans so much that scientists now predict it could severely damage shellfish populations and the nations that depend on the harvests if significant action isn’t taken. A new study from the Woods Hole […]