News & Public Affairs03/30/11 Matthew Cimitile
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Coral reefs, like those found in Florida, are a vital economic and ecological resource. But WMNF’s Matthew Cimitle reports, reef ecosystems can be damaged though the international trade in corals and reef organisms.
According to the Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network, coral reefs provide $375 billion a year in goods and services through tourism, shoreline protection, food, and sources of new medicine. They are also believed to be more biologically diverse than rainforests. But Cara Coo...Be the first to comment