Posted by: Michael Ritter PhD | May 15, 2007

Marine Reserves Could Save Coral Reefs

“Threatened coral reefs could be given a helping hand by establishing marine reserves, according to a research team led by the University of Exeter. Marine reserves have already proved to be a successful way of protecting marine life against commercial fishing. Now, research published 15 May 2007 in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, shows for the first time how marine reserves could also help in the recovery of corals, which are already suffering the effects of climate change and over-fishing.”

Read article at ScienceDaily.com
TPE Link – Coral Reefs

Image: Great Barrier Reef of Australia
Courtesy NASA/GSFC/LaRC/JPL, MISR Team. Source Visible Earth

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