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NYU Abu Dhabi science faculty and researchers are frequently featured in local and international media.

Why the UAE's mangroves are so important — and how to save them
Mangrove ecosystems support a huge variety of wildlife, but also provide huge benefits for cities.
The National | April 12, 2019

As Disease Ravages Coral Reefs, Scientists Scramble for Solutions
As oceans warm, coral reefs are suffering not only from bleaching but from deadly outbreaks of disease. Researchers are developing remedies, but the key question is whether these solutions can work on a large-enough scale to save vast reef systems from Florida to Australia.
Yale Environment 360 | January 10, 2019

A coral disease alert system
Chemicals that diffuse from coral surfaces into the surrounding seawater could be used as indicators of coral health.
Nature Middle East | November 06, 2018

Corals produce molecules that can help resist disease
Scientists report that corals, though they are stationary organisms, can alter their surroundings by producing unique molecules that can help recruit healthy microbiomes and fight parasitic microbes.
Daily Science | November 05, 2018