#Coral reefs

  • Article: One of the Last Pristine Coral Reefs Gets World's Strongest Legal Protection
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    One of the Last Pristine Coral Reefs Gets World's Strongest Legal Protection

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Aug. 14, 2018

    As coral reefs face catastrophic decline, actions like this make a decisive difference. Read more

  • Article: Thailand Shuts Down 'Leonardo DiCaprio' Beach After It Gets Trashed by Tourists
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    Thailand Shuts Down 'Leonardo DiCaprio' Beach After It Gets Trashed by Tourists

    By Joe McCarthy|June 4, 2018

    Mass tourism has nearly destroyed the bay's coral reefs. Read more

  • Article: Australia Pledges $379 Million In Last-Ditch Effort to Save Great Barrier Reef
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    Australia Pledges $379 Million In Last-Ditch Effort to Save Great Barrier Reef

    By Joe McCarthy|April 30, 2018

    There’s one glaring omission from this campaign. Read more

  • Article: Great Barrier Reef Is Half Dead — and Can Only Be Saved 1 Way
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    Great Barrier Reef Is Half Dead — and Can Only Be Saved 1 Way

    By Joe McCarthy|April 19, 2018

    “We’re in uncharted territory.” Read more

  • Article: This Hotel Chain Is Giving Out Sunscreen That Protects Coral Reefs
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    This Hotel Chain Is Giving Out Sunscreen That Protects Coral Reefs

    By Joe McCarthy|April 4, 2018

    Normal sunscreen is highly toxic to coral. Read more

  • Article: 5 Coral Reefs That Are Dying Around the World
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    5 Coral Reefs That Are Dying Around the World

    By Joe McCarthy|March 19, 2018

    Scientists predict that all coral reefs could be dead by 2050. Read more

  • Article: Plastic Is Causing Coral Reefs to Get Sick and Die
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    Plastic Is Causing Coral Reefs to Get Sick and Die

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 26, 2018

    “Everything you see on the beach is probably lying on the reef." Read more

  • Article: Belize Just Banned Oil Exploration in Its Waters
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    Belize Just Banned Oil Exploration in Its Waters

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 9, 2018

    Now other countries need to follow its lead. Read more