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December 20, 2014  

2011 Featured Stories Archive


 

June

screenshot from the OA NODE Module.  The screenshot includes a graph, a box where users can select OA parameters to change, and a box that shows an animation of what those parameters will do to a reef over time. New Ocean Acidification Education Tool Developed 

The CRCP developed a new Ocean Acidification (OA) Data-in-the-Classroom Module, including lesson plans, for science teachers of grades 10-12. It is available online and a free training will be held in mid-June.

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May

Two members of Team 'Strategery' pose next to the cooler containing their winning catch of 158 lionfish in the 2011 Long Key Lionfish Derby Derby Removes Over 500 Invasive Lionfish From Florida Keys

Over 500 invasive lionfish were removed from the waters of the Florida Keys in one day during the Long Key Lionfish Derby; part of the Second Annual Florida Keys Lionfish Derby Series.

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April

colorful close-up image of ceramic reef installation featuring pieces that represent several reef species Student's Coral Reef Art Inspires Marine Conservation

A large-scale ceramic coral reef art installation combines science, policy, and social sciences with fine art to inspire marine conservation.

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colorful image of brown coral, blue sea squirts, green algae, and red, orange, and brown sponges on a mesophotic reef  located off the coast of Puerto Rico USVI & Puerto Rico Mesophotic Coral Ecosystems Mission

Investigating mesophotic coral ecosystems in the waters surrounding the Caribbean islands of Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands (USVI) is the purpose of an upcoming NOAA-supported research mission.

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March

screen shot of CRCP Facebook page CRCP Explores New Frontier: Social Media

The CRCP invites you to check out three new social media tools available from our website; RSS feeds, Facebook, and AddThis.

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spawning aggregation of over 700 gray snapper in Florida NOAA Maps USVI and Puerto Rico Coral Ecosystems

The underwater habitats that lie below the calm, turquoise waters surrounding the Caribbean islands of Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands (USVI) are at the heart of a current NOAA scientific research mission.

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February

image of cover of 'Reefs at Risk Revisited': colorful reef scene with fish and coral with title below it. 75% of Coral Reefs Under Threat

Three-quarters of the world's coral reefs are at risk due to overfishing, pollution, climate change and other factors, according to a new comprehensive analysis released by the World Resources Institute.

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January

image of cover of 'Reefs at Risk Revisited': colorful reef scene with fish and coral with title below it. Thriving 'Middle Light' Reefs Found in Puerto Rico

NOAA-funded scientists have found extensive and biologically diverse coral ecosystems occurring at depths between 100-330 feet off the coast of Puerto Rico. This finding brings hope that deeper fish stocks may help to replenish stocks on shallower reefs in Puerto Rico.

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