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6 Recent Signs of Hope for the Ocean

  • conservation
  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • coral reefs
  • biodiversity
  • oceans
Coral reef at Palmyra Atoll National Wildlife Refuge. Flickr/US Fish and Wildlife Service
  • conservation
  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • coral reefs
  • biodiversity
  • oceans
Insights

Maintaining Million-Dollar Reefs and Beaches in Barbados and Beyond

  • coral reefs
  • caribbean
  • oceans
Tropical beach in Barbados. (Public Domain Pictures)
  • coral reefs
  • caribbean
  • oceans

Datos Satelitales Recientes Resaltan 5 Áreas Soprendentes de Pérdida de Cobertura Arbórea

  • tree cover loss
  • coral reefs
  • data
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • forest deforestation
  • global forest watch
  • Latin America
Camión de madera en Camerún. Foto: Ollivier Girard/CIFOR/Flickr.
  • tree cover loss
  • coral reefs
  • data
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • forest deforestation
  • global forest watch
  • Latin America
Insights

Making Economic Valuation Count for Coastal Ecosystems in the Caribbean

  • Water
  • coral reefs
  • coastal ecosystems
  • ecosystem services
  • Economics
  • economic valuation
  • caribbean
  • fisheries
  • Food
  • oceans
  • water
People and economies across the Caribbean are dependent on coastal ecosystems—including coral reefs, mangroves, and beaches. These ecosystems provide critical habitat to commercial fisheries, attract tourists from around the world, and protect coastal communities and infrastructure. Photo Credit: Katina Rogers
  • Water
  • coral reefs
  • coastal ecosystems
  • ecosystem services
  • Economics
  • economic valuation
  • caribbean
  • fisheries
  • Food
  • oceans
  • water
Insights
More than 75 percent of coral reefs in Caribbean are threatened. Photo credit: copepodo, Flickr
  • coral reefs
  • caribbean
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A New Strategy to Improve Water Quality—One Targeted Watershed at a Time

  • eutrophication
  • hypoxia
  • water
  • Water Quality
More than 15,000 streams, rivers, and lakes are too polluted with nutrient runoff to support wildlife, be enjoyed recreationally, or serve as a drinking water source. Photo credit: USDA
  • eutrophication
  • hypoxia
  • water
  • Water Quality
Initiatives
This website serves as an information portal about eutrophication—the over-enrichment of water by nutrients such as nitrogen and phosphorus—a leading threat to water quality around the world. Explore our interactive map and learn more.
Initiatives

Reefs at Risk

Data

Online Global Reefs Map

  • coral reefs
  • oceans
  • coral reefs
  • oceans
Insights

Can Nutrient Trading Shrink the Gulf of Mexico's Dead Zone?

  • eutrophication
  • hypoxia
  • nutrient pollution
  • nutrient trading
  • watersheds
Dead fish resulting from toxins or oxygen depletion in Lake Binder, Iowa. Photo credit: Dr. Jennifer L. Graham, U.S. Geological Survey
  • eutrophication
  • hypoxia
  • nutrient pollution
  • nutrient trading
  • watersheds
Multimedia

Coral Reefs - Polyps in Peril

  • coral reefs
  • coral reefs
Multimedia

Récifs Coralliens en Péril (Revisité)

  • climate change
  • pollution
  • oceans
  • coral reefs
  • climate change
  • pollution
  • oceans
  • coral reefs
Multimedia

Arrecifes en Peligro (Reexamen)

  • coral reefs
  • oceans
  • pollution
  • climate change
  • coral reefs
  • oceans
  • pollution
  • climate change
  • Water
  • coral reefs
  • economic valuation

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