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We’re dissolving the ocean floor

Carbon dioxide is changing the sea bed and the damage humans will do has not yet been seen

Australia failing to protect Great Barrier Reef ― activists

Experts have warned that deforestation increases runoff into the reef, reducing water quality and the light needed for coral growth

Why coral reefs are important and why they are dying

​More than 11 billion pieces of plastic larger than five centimetres wide are littering coral reefs across the Asia-Pacific region

Coral transplant raises hope over the survival of the Barrier Reef

​Coral bred in one part of the Great Barrier Reef was successfully transplanted into another area in a project that could restore damaged ecosystems

Caribbean coral reefs on the verge of collapse

With less than 10% of the Caribbean's reefs showing live coral cover, one of the world's most important ecosystems is in danger of utter devastation.

Coral reefs could be gone by 2050, study warns

The world's coral reefs could be wiped out by 2050 unless urgent action is taken to stop threats posed to the "rainforests of the sea".

Resort accused of threatening Malaysia’s top dive spot

An oceanarium resort planned near the world-famous Sipadan diving spot off Malaysian Borneo could spell disaster for the region's coral reefs.

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Zuma, Zondo play the waiting game

The former president says he will talk once the courts have ruled, but the head of the state capture inquiry appears resigned to letting the clock run out as the commission's deadline nears

Stern warning against Covid greets Mthembu’s death

The ANC has slammed conspiracy theorists and cautioned against showing complacency towards the deadly virus

Lala ngoxolo Mvelase Jackson Mthembu

In his announcement, President Cyril Ramaphosa called the late minister ‘a life-long champion of freedom and democracy’

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