09 November, 2022

Unconventional "scientists" to characterize one of the largest seagrass in the world in The Bahamas

Tiger sharks support the characterization of the world’s largest seagrass ecosystem

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18 July, 2022

UN Oceans Conference round-up

A compilation of articles, news and speakings at the UN Ocean Conference

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18 July, 2022

Los océanos, nuestro futuro

The Oceans, Our Future

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15 June, 2022

Duarte: Un Universo en el Oceano

New Documentary Alert!

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07 June, 2022

The Racebird is Flying

Venice - (1/3)

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07 June, 2022

The Blue Action Plan

Venice - (3/3)

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07 June, 2022

The future is E1

Venice - (2/3)

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31 May, 2022

Global collaboration sees whale sharks on the cover of PNAS

Exploring the movement ecology of whale sharks and a potential cause of their decline.

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30 May, 2022

The impact of speakers

A list published by the Economist

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29 May, 2022

Chasing Answers

National Geographic comes to KAUST

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23 May, 2022

Soaking in the sights and sounds of seagrass meadows

In November 2021, a team of researchers from KAUST, in collaboration with the US-based Beneath the Waves organization, spent a week on a boat off the coast of Great Exuma in the Bahamas. While the team is more at home in the Red Sea, this trip had an important goal: to characterize in detail the seagrass ecosystem of the Bahamas Banks for the first time. The data collected forms part of a wider project aiming to gain UNESCO World Heritage Site status for the region.

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01 May, 2022

UN Decade for Ecosystem Restoration

Carlos M. Duarte appointed to the Science Task Force of the UN Decade for Ecosystem Restoration

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26 April, 2022

Top Ecology and Evolution scientists in the World

This week, Carlos Duarte was ranked #4 in the list of Top Ecology and Evolution scientists in the World, and the top marine scientist in that rank.

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11 April, 2022

KAUST received a research donation from Amazon to support a research project on KAUST coral reefs

“Applications of new advances in genomics to assess biodiversity and responses of coral reefs to changing temperatures will go a long way into informing conservation strategies in the Red Sea and elsewhere,” said Dr. Larissa Frühe, co-lead of the project at KAUST.

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27 March, 2022

Seaweed Day at Monaco Ocean Week, and other appointments

The expansion of seaweed farming for aquaculture will not only help meet sustainability targets, but also in terms of harnessing its blue carbon capabilities.

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17 March, 2022

Cazador de cerebros

Weekend filming for an upcoming documentary!

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07 March, 2022

Deep dive to observe Red Sea coral spawning

Our planet is currently facing a coral reef crisis, with the threat of global warming looming. However, a team of KAUST researcher scientists including Sebastian Schmidt-Roach and Dr. Shannon Klein, are exploring an immense source of hope in the form of mesophotic reefs.

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