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Putting a Price on Coral: The Value of Reefs

Coral reefs play a vital role in our world today, and all of us benefit either directly or indirectly from their presence in our oceans. Studies estimate that over half a billion individuals directly benefit from the presence of reefs as a source food, income, and shoreline protection (1). Even though corals cover less than 0.2% of the Earth’s surface...
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Canary in a Coalmine: Coral Reefs and Carbon Dioxide

The saying “canary in a coal mine” has been used since the 1900s referring to the small bird’s sensitivity to carbon monoxide as a warning to miners to escape a mining cave before it was too late. Today, coral reefs have become the proverbial “canary in a coal mine” when it comes to human’s impact on our planet...
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Diving into Coral Conservation

 Now that we’ve acknowledged the extreme decline corals are facing globally, it’s time to asks ourselves: what can we do to help? This was the driving force behind the formation of Rescue a Reef- we wanted to create a way to engage the public and make a difference in the health of coral reef ecosystems...
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