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Cuba's Jardines de la Reina Reef—A Beacon of Hope in the Caribbean

Roughly 75 percent of the Caribbean's coral reefs are threatened--with more than 30 percent ranking in the "high" or "very high" threat category. But one reef system in Cuba, Jardines de la Reina (the "Gardens of the Queen"), offers great lessons—and hope—for effective coral reef management.

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Coral Reefs - Polyps in Peril

Ocean advocate Céline Cousteau and cartoonist Jim Toomey (creator of Sherman's Lagoon) teamed up with the World Resources Institute to bring you Coral Reefs: Polyps in Peril.

Récifs Coralliens en Péril (Revisité)

Sous la direction de l'Institut des Ressources Mondiales (World Resources Institute - WRI), une vaste collaboration entre de grands instituts de recherche et organisations de conservation a permis de réaliser une étude cartographique mondiale des menaces qui pèsent sur les récifs coralliens de la

Arrecifes en Peligro (Reexamen)

El Instituto de Recursos Mundiales (World Resources Institute - WRI) y sus socios han publicado el "Reexamen de Arrecifes en Peligro."

More than one-quarter of the world’s reefs are threatened by watershed-based pollution (including nutrient fertilizers, sediment, pesticides, and other polluted runoff from the land), with about 10

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At present, local human activities (overfishing and destructive fishing, marine-based pollution and damage, coastal development, and watershed-based pollution) threaten an estimated 60 percent of the

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