Revisiting the paradigm of shark‐driven trophic cascades in coral reef ecosystems
A paper in the journal Ecology, based off research conducted on the Global Reef Expedition, suggests that reef sharks exert weak control over coral reef food webs, and that environmental features play a more definitive role.
Living Oceans Foundation Completes Global Coral Reef Atlas
The Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation has completed the World Reef Map, an online interactive coral reef atlas that allows users to explore all of the coral reefs and shallow water marine habitats mapped on the Global Reef Expedition.
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Our Coral Reef Ecology Curriculum is a great resource for students and teachers. Filled with lesson plans, videos, and interactive learning exercises, our education portal engages and inspires students to learn about coral reefs and to become stewards of this vital ecosystem.
We are now accepting applications for the 2023 Science Without Borders® Challenge! This annual art contest encourages students to learn about important ocean science and conservation issues through art. This year's theme is "The Sixth Extinction." The competition is open to middle and high school students 11-19 years old, with prizes of up to $500 awarded to the winning entries.