The stern of the USS Guardian was lifted off the Tubbataha Reef after the 68-metre vessel was sliced into portions for easier removal, Philippine Coast Guard spokeswoman Lieutenant Greanata Jude said.Sunday, 31 March, 2013, 7:25am
China’s economic boom has seen its coral reefs shrink by at least 80 per cent over the past 30 years, a joint Australian study found on Thursday, with researchers describing “grim” levels of damage and loss.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
More than a third of the sites proposed for reclamation to help solve Hong Kong's housing problems are home to valuable marine creatures or suspected to be ecologically sensitive, according to records kept by an experienced coral surveyor.17 Jan 2012 - 12:00am
Infusing a home with a nautical spirit involves more than just sticking a ship's wheel on a wall, or using a navy and white colour palette. An interesting new design trend focuses on taking elements involving sea life and weaving them into an interior. The result is jaunty cushions, artwork inspired by nautical knots and glass works informed by marine plants.1 Aug 2010 - 12:00am
Not every book needs a story and Julia Whitty's latest, The Fragile Edge: Diving and Other Adventures in the South Pacific, is a master class in what the filmmaker cum author describes as creative non-fiction.
If you're looking for a book cataloguing man's destructive impact on a part of our natural world that ends with a neat conclusion, then this is not for you.8 Mar 2009 - 12:00am
Coral reefs might look like plants but they are made up of many tiny creatures. The Great Barrier Reef, in Australia, is the only living thing that can be seen from space
Unscramble these letters to find the names of creatures who life on the reef:14 Nov 2008 - 12:00am
For those devoted to luxury cosmetics, here's a chance to be beautiful inside and out. Chantecaille Beaute, founded in 1997 by Sylvie Chantecaille, specialises in fragrance-free cosmetics
with a high concentration of natural antioxidants. The New York-based company has recently released a limited-edition pressed powder compact designed by American jeweller Jay Strongwater.20 May 2007 - 12:00am
Bigger the catch, bigger the risk of illness, union boss warns
A new warning has gone out about coral reef fish after a study found that almost 500 people have suffered from fish poisoning in the past three years - most from a toxin commonly found in reef fish.14 Mar 2007 - 12:00am
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The importation of coral-reef fish will be regulated under a government plan to combat the rising number of ciguatera poisonings, it was revealed yesterday.
In the first five months of the year, 105 people were poisoned in 33 cases, while last year a total of 65 cases affecting 247 people were reported and in 2003 just six cases affecting 27 individuals.13 Jul 2005 - 12:00am