Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Coral-sponge interactions – new article in the ecology section of the Learning Centre

April 5, 2012 by  
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Corals might appear to be a dominant force on many reefs but they certainly do not have it all their own way. This article illustrates some common coral-sponge interactions where corals usually come off second best.

Low tide living

June 19, 2011 by  
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The spring tides of the mid winter months generate the lowest daytime tides of the year. In my part of the world, Townsville, northern Australia, it provides a great opportunity to view the Great Barrier Reef glinting for a couple of hours under clear winter skies. I recently used these lowest astronomical daytime tides (the […]

Building capacity in the centre of biodiversity

June 8, 2011 by  
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In March 2011 the CICBP conducted 2 coral identification workshops in Sabah, Malaysia. The workshops were commissioned by Dr Elizabeth Wood of the UK based Marine Conservation Society in partnership with Sabah Parks with supporting funding was supplied by the Darwin initiative. Coral interested types with a good memory will recall that Elizabeth Wood as […]

The Coral Finder Toolkit Disc now available…

January 2, 2011 by  
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Well we spent a fair bit of the silly season tidying up the Coral Hub in preparation to export it off-line.  The off-line version of the Coral Hub will be included as part of the Coral Finder Toolkit Disc. This disc is an important part of the CICBP’s Stage 1 deliverables because it can used […]

Gardineroseris lives!!!

December 23, 2010 by  
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Power users of the Coral Finder may have noticed the curious omission of the genus Gardineroseris from Version 1 of the Indo Pacific Coral Finder.  Let’s just say that I was going through a period of low self esteem after three years of pre-publication struggle, and I didn’t have a decent photograph…whatever,  I’m sure I had a reason. […]

Learning to live with Leptoseris

December 7, 2010 by  
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Now that the Coral Hub Learning Centre is up and running we are beginning to roll out our genus pages starting with the beautiful and sometimes vexing genus Leptoseris. The purpose of the genus pages is to support our main mission i.e. to create a bridge between the field and theory as it relates to […]

CICBP Project Bulletin Number 2

March 28, 2010 by  
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The CICBP Project Bulletin Number Two is now available. This bulletin, one of a series, describes the coral identification workshops held in Suva, Fiji, February 2010. Enjoy!

CICBP Project Bulletin Number 1

March 28, 2010 by  
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The CICBP Project Bulletin Number One is now available. This bulletin, the first in a series, provides background to the CICBP and outlines its goals and objectives. Enjoy!

New Articles in Coral Terms Glossary

January 28, 2010 by  
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Check out the new terms pages on The Polyp and The Corallite.  Or if you have any questions regarding how to differentiate between Montastrea and Favia, have a look at the Asexual Reproduction article.  What ever your interests there is loads of great new information available to answer questions from coral basics through to technical […]

New A-Z pages added

December 14, 2009 by  
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The A-Z pages of the Coral Hub are now well underway.  New pages have been uploaded today, with information on Acanthastrea, Acropora and the rest of the A’s all available.