coral Saving Florida's Coral Reefs By Stephanie Colombini, Steve Newborn, Robin Sussingham & Mary Shedden • Aug 27, 2019 Florida Aquarium Florida's coral reefs are in trouble. Scientists say they've been declining for decades. But researchers have very recently come up with some exciting results that they say show promise in restoring these beautiful and important marine communities. Lawsuit: Federal Government Failed To Protect Endangered Coral By Jessica Meszaros • Aug 22, 2019 NOAA Fisheries The Center for Biological Diversity is suing the National Marine Fisheries Service, saying the agency did not give 12 species of U.S. coral critical habitat protection that is required by the Endangered Species Act. It's A Baby! (Or At Least A Million) As FL Aquarium Announces First Atlantic Coral Spawning By Steve Newborn • Aug 21, 2019 Florida Aquarium Scientists at the Florida Aquarium on Wednesday announced they have for the first time induced Atlantic coral to spawn in a laboratory. This gives hope for the beleaguered Florida reef. The 'Coral Whisperer' Aims At Repopulating Florida's Coral Reef By Steve Newborn • Aug 14, 2019 Steve Newborn / WUSF Public Media A bayside laboratory in Apollo Beach is ground zero for an attempt to preserve Florida's coral reefs, which are dying at an alarming rate. Coral Grown In Tampa Bay Helping Rescue Florida Keys Reefs By Steve Newborn • Apr 28, 2019 Steve Newborn / WUSF Public Media Divers were busy in early April transplanting coral grown in the Tampa Bay area to stressed-out reefs in South Florida and The Florida Keys. This unprecedented effort revolves around genetics.