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How to Save 83% of the World's Coral Reef Species


Environment  (tags: environment, nature, green, oceans, marine life, fish, coral, corals, coral reef, coral reefs, wildlife, endangered species, islands, water, fishes, reef, reefs, nature conservancy, science, conservation, the nature conservancy, tnc )

Jonathon
- 2372 days ago - nature.org
Coral reefs provide the world with goods and services worth US$375 billion annually, but scientists estimate that 70% of all corals reefs could be lost by 2050. Now a new initiative aims to conserve an astounding 83% of the world's coral species.



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Jonathon C. (180)
Wednesday May 28, 2008, 2:35 pm
Dive into coral reef photos and a fun, interactive map on The Nature Conservancy's web site!
 

Carolyn T. (234)
Wednesday May 28, 2008, 3:12 pm
Noted. Thanks for this interesting and very important story, Jonathon.
 

Chris Otahal (511)
Wednesday May 28, 2008, 5:47 pm
Great program - thanks for the heads up...Very ambutious, and I wish them well. It would be great to get these areas protected - but as the article states, climate change is a major contributor to the problem...It will be a great acheivement to protect these areas = but without dealing with the (or a) basic problem like climate change may make these efforts mute...Just adding some thoughts - but again a great effort!!!!
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday May 29, 2008, 6:48 am
If only the ones responsible could just "look" for a minute and see what they are destroying. If only they would just wake up and see these lives are just as important as evryone else.
 

Magda G. (3)
Thursday May 29, 2008, 7:53 am
it s so beautful just to see them in the sea not to exploit them
 

Karen M. (176)
Friday May 30, 2008, 8:40 am
It's good to know about these efforts.
 
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