coral reef

Tourism company funds expedition to discover ‘super corals’


A 21-day research exhibition conducted by the Great Barrier Reef Legacy, partly funded by tourism company, the Northern Escape Collection will seek to identify corals that best coped with bleaching events that occurred across the northern parts of the Great Barrier Reef.

Why do deep-sea corals glow?


Coral and algae form a symbiotic relationship reliant on sunshine. But deep under the sea, light isn’t in abundance, so for a long time the corals survival has perplexed scientists.