Researchers developed a promising approach called probiotic bacteria to resist coral bleaching. This comes after images of bare, naked white coral reefs have been progressively spreading all over the world.
Global warming and other human activities caused Biscayne Bay, Florida to heat up, killing thousands of fish and triggering corals to being bleaching. Several environmental groups have attempted to increase the water's oxygen levels.
WATCH! A new study reveals that some corals use an active sunscreen layer in the form of a colorful display that comes from unique pigments to attract algae. Click the link above to learn more and watch a video depicting the coral reefs.
The Great Barrier Reef experienced its third major bleaching event in the last five years. Scientists fear the death of thousands of corals if this event continues to occur in the future. Read on to find out more.