Rising sea temperatures linked to climate change have killed off large areas of coral in the 2,300-kilometre (1,400-mile) reef The agency that manages the Great Barrier Reef broke ranks with Australia’s conservative government to call for the “strongest and fastest possible action” against climate change to save the world heritage […]

A polarized light image shows the growth history of diagenetic and skeletal wall aragonite in Porities. Image is 150 micrometers across. Credit: Mayandi Sivaguru, Bruce Fouke Lab, Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology, U. of I. Newly developed geological techniques help uncover the most accurate and high-resolution climate records […]