Tourists want to see the most pristine environments—and 95 percent of them would pay fees to keep them that way.
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.
Raising awareness of threats to coral reefs and providing information and tools to manage coastal habitats more effectively.
Coral Reefs of the World Classified by Threat from Local Activities
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.
This slideshow highlights the first-ever multinational Eco-Audit of the Mesoamerican Reef.
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
El Instituto de Recursos Mundiales (World Resources Institute - WRI) y sus socios han publicado el "Reexamen de Arrecifes en Peligro."
Coral reefs provide significant value to the Jamaican economy, including tourism, fisheries and shoreline protection, according to new analysis released today.
Development along the coast threatens almost 25 percent of the world’s reefs, of which more than 10 percent face a high threat.