Much of St. Lucia’s coastline is bordered by near shore, fringing reefs. Shoreline segments protected by coral reefs were defined as those within 100 m of a fringing reef, or in bays protected by a reef.. Using this definition, about 44 percent of St. Lucia’s coastline was classified as protected by coral reefs.
Sign up for our newsletters
Get the latest commentary, upcoming events, publications, maps and data. Sign up for the biweekly WRI Digest.