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June 28, 2013
What’s Holding Up Coral Recovery?

An important pair of corals urgently needs your help. Elkhorn and staghorn corals are being deprived of a recovery plan that would help guide management necessary for their conservation. The feds convened the recovery team shortly after these imperiled corals were listed under the Endangered Species Act in 2006, and the team completed its work […]

NOAA proposes listing 66 reef-building coral species under the Endangered Species Act

NOAA press release: November 30, 2012 In compliance with a federal court ordered deadline, and consistent with existing international protections, NOAA Fisheries announced today that it is proposing Endangered Species Act (ESA) listings for 66 coral species, including 59 in the Pacific and seven in the Caribbean. This science-based proposal is more limited than the […]

March 16, 2012
Lawsuit Seeks Plan to Save Florida Corals, Urgently Threatened by Ocean Warming and Acidification

ENN: Environmental News Network — Know Your Environment From: Center for Biological Diversity Published March 16, 2012 01:24 AM SAN FRANCISCO— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a formal notice of intent to sue the National Marine Fisheries Service Thursday for failing to develop a recovery plan for two species of coral, elkhorn and staghorn, […]