Glowing corals’ survival secrets unravelled

Glowing corals’ survival secrets unravelled

Corals in sunlit shallow waters usually glow because of specific proteins that block the sun’s harmful rays. But in dark, deep-water environments, instead of blocking sunlight altogether, those proteins help the corals absorb some light to make food with the help of an algae called zooxanthellae. This adaptation is how corals thrive at great depths,Read more about Glowing corals’ survival secrets unravelled[…]

Cheetahs’ journey towards extinction

Cheetahs’ journey towards extinction

Human activities such as overhunting and deforestation have been leading to the extinction of many animal species. Now, it seems that humans are accelerating the decline of global cheetah populations, pushing the world’s fastest land animal towards the edge of extinction. Analysing global cheetah populations, an international research team comprising researchers from the United Kingdom,Read more about Cheetahs’ journey towards extinction[…]