Friday, January 2, 2009

Coral Reefs in Increasing Trouble

The Australian Institute of Marine Science has published a paper today showing a fourteen percent drop in coral growth on the Great Barrier Reef since 1990. The paper appears in the journal Science. The abstract can be found here.

We are in a new year and awaiting a new administration. Lets take the current opportunity for investment as a way to start remediating these problems.

There are various NGOs that are addressing these issues directly including the World Wildlife Fund, Reef Relief, Global Coral Reef Alliance and many others.

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