Danielle Claar in scuba gear, sitting on a boat with the ocean and sky behind her
February 4, 2020

Climate.gov talks with scientific scuba diver and marine scientist Danielle Claar, an early career scientist with a passion for everything ocean—from tide pools to coral reefs. 

August 1, 2018

As part of the State of the Climate in 2017 report, experts describe a record three-year-long episode of mass coral bleaching at tropical reefs worldwide. Previous global bleaching events required the presence of El Niño, but the devastating 2014–2017 event began before El Niño emerged and continued long after it ended—implicating human-caused global warming in the mass die offs.

NOAA and its international partners funded and conducted a new study of the most acidified reefs to date, finding deep sea corals face the same challenges their shallower water relatives are...

In collaboration with state and local partners, NOAA today announced a bold strategy to restore and preserve seven coral reef sites in the Florida Keys, part of an unprecedented, decades-long...

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