‘Coral reefs heading for fishing and climate crisis’

Posted on February 23, 2011

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Today (23rd February), an item was posted on the BBC news web-site titled ‘Coral reefs heading for fishing and climate crisis’.

‘… Three-quarters of the world’s coral reefs are at risk due to overfishing, pollution, climate change and other factors, says a major new assessment.

Reefs at Risk Revisited collates the work of hundreds of scientists and took three years to compile.

The biggest threat is exploitative fishing, the researchers say, though most reefs will be feeling the impact of climate change within 20 years …’

Read the item at www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-12530439

 

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