Coral Reefs in Trouble

Louis Claxton Coral reef ecosystems are some of the most ecologically diverse, rich and productive marine areas in the world[1]. They cover a mere 0.015% of the sea floor, yet account for 25% of the ocean’s biodiversity[2]. What’s more, coral reefs provide a source of wealth, food and recreational enjoyment to human populations across the... Continue Reading →

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Squid, scuba diving and fish dissections

Christina Hunt Squid, scuba diving and fish dissections. Those three things sum up my undergraduate fieldwork in Honduras, Central America. I was based on the tropical island paradise of Utila, where during the summer months a small dive centre transitions into a hub of marine research activity. The site is run by a team of... Continue Reading →

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