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The Caribbean’s Coral Reefs Could Soon Be Extinct

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Sep 12, 2012 01:05 AM
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by Timon Singh last modified Sep 11, 2012

The International Union for Conservation of Nature has released a report saying that the Caribbean’s iconic reefs are in sharp decline, with live coral coverage down to an average of just eight percent. Shockingly, due to overfishing, pollution, disease and bleaching caused by rising global temperatures, that is down 50% from what it was in [...]




 

 

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The International Union for Conservation of Nature has released a report saying that the Caribbean’s iconic reefs are in sharp decline, with live coral coverage down to an average of just eight percent. Shockingly, due to overfishing, pollution, disease and bleaching caused by rising global temperatures, that is down 50% from what it was in the 1970s.

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