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August 28, 2014
NOAA Lists 20 New Corals as Threatened Under the Endangered Species Act.

In total, 22 species of coral are now protected under the Endangered Species Act, including the two corals (elkhorn and staghorn) listed as threatened in 2006. Fifteen of the newly listed species occur in the Indo-Pacific and five in the Caribbean (see table below). None are found in Hawaii. Protecting and conserving biologically diverse coral […]

April 17, 2013
Corals in Crisis in the Marshall Islands

From: Published April 12, 2013 10:28 AM With our planet’s coral reefs in danger of extinction by 2050, why is the U.S. Government mining healthy reefs to use as building filler? Petitioners are calling for the U.S. Government to halt excavation of the healthy coral reefs that surround the Marshall Islands. Coral mining is […]