Coral Reefs

Coral reefs are one of the most diverse ecosystems on the planet. They account for 25% of all ocean life but take up just 0.1% of the oceans’ area.   Watch the video…

Without coral reefs, the amount of carbon dioxide in the water would rise dramatically and that would affect every plant, animal and human on the planet. Coral reefs also protect coasts from strong currents and waves by slowing down the water before it gets to the shore. So by saving the coral reefs we are, in fact, securing our future.

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