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March 14, 2014
UPDATE: Majuro coral mining

Coral Ecologist  to be prosecuted for "criminal trespass" for a snorkel survey done in August 2012 Sad update to the Dr. Dean Jacobson’s fight to stop dredging of beautiful reefs in Majuro, Marshall Islands. This destructive coral mining is funded by the United States FAA for expansion of the airport. Near-shore lagoon coral reefs  being […]

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 […]

March 19, 2013
Action Alert: Marshall Islands Coral Mining Update

  Ron Simpson at FAA contact info. can be emailed from: or call 808-541-1232 From Dr. Dean Jacobson, March 18, 2013 Coral mining on Majuro just expanded significantly eastward, getting closer to an especially colorful, lovely "blue and gold" reef that must be protected, by any sane person's estimation.  The silt curtain, required by […]

August 20, 2012
ACTION ALERT: US-funded coral mining in the Marshall Islands

Target: President Barrack Obama Sponsored by: Dean Jacobson, Ph.D., coral ecologist Please require the Department of State to apply the coral protection that is required by Executive Order 13089, thus ensuring that all FAA projects at the Majuro airport in the Marshall Islands refrain from again using coral reef mining as a source of fill […]