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Mesoamerican Coral Reef on the Way to Becoming a Marine Desert


Environment  (tags: coral bleaching, environment, destruction, climate-change, globalwarming, world, protection, nature, humans, endangered, ecosystems, water, oceans, habitat, habitatdestruction )

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- 2470 days ago - ipsnews.net
Scientific studies show that global warming is causing irreversible damage to the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef System, the world's second largest coral reef, yet efforts to protect this biologically and economically vital ecosystem remain insufficient.



   

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pam w (139)
Tuesday March 6, 2012, 4:03 pm
Heartbreaking!
 

Daniel Partlow (179)
Tuesday March 6, 2012, 4:03 pm
Our coral reefs are all disapperaing too fast.We need to do something about it befoe it's too late.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday March 6, 2012, 4:22 pm
Thanks for this information.
 

William K (308)
Tuesday March 6, 2012, 7:54 pm
Coral needs a very precise balance of water temperature, depth, turbidity, and pH to survive. Climate change is delivering alteration to nearly every one of these factors. The coral reefs are a vital part of the oceanic food chain.
 

Monica D (580)
Tuesday March 6, 2012, 8:33 pm
This sounds terrible. The world has to reduce climate changing emissions significantly, and quickly. People must use much less oil and eat much less meat.
 

Carol H (229)
Wednesday March 7, 2012, 4:31 am
sadly noted, thank you Cal
 

Alexandra Rodda (180)
Wednesday March 7, 2012, 6:13 am
I wonder what the Koch brothers think about this topic.
 

JL A (281)
Wednesday March 7, 2012, 8:21 am
sad and scary
 

. (0)
Wednesday March 7, 2012, 8:27 am
It is always sad to read such stories but thank you for posting, it is important to know what is happening, even if it isn't good news.
 

. (0)
Wednesday March 7, 2012, 8:29 am
Thank you for posting.
 

Molly S (0)
Wednesday March 7, 2012, 8:57 am
Sadly noted
 

(0)
Wednesday March 7, 2012, 11:54 am
This would be such a crime against our environment. Thanks for sharing Cal
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday March 7, 2012, 1:16 pm
This cannot be permitted.
 

Brenda Towers (0)
Wednesday March 7, 2012, 2:04 pm
Heartbreaking!
 

jayasri amma (10)
Thursday March 8, 2012, 4:13 pm
Heartbreaking!
 

Mm M (517)
Friday March 9, 2012, 10:16 pm
Noted with so much Sorrow!
 
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