09 Jul '12, 4am

85% of coral triangle reefs threatened says new report by WRI aunched at #icrs2012

85% of coral triangle reefs threatened says new report by WRI aunched at #icrs2012

Summary: Reefs at Risk Revisited in the Coral Triangle Download the 2011 global analysis of threats to coral reefs, Reefs at Risk Revisited The World Resources Institute produced the report in close collaboration with the USAID-funded Coral Triangle Support Partnership (CTSP). Reefs at Risk Revisited in the Coral Triangle was adapted from WRI’s 2011 global analysis of threats to coral reefs, Reefs at Risk Revisited , and supplemented with more recent and detailed data for the Coral Triangle region. Threats to coral reefs in the Coral Triangle are much higher than the global average. More than 85 percent of reefs within the Coral Triangle Region are currently threatened by local stressors (such as overfishing, pollution, and coastal development), which is substantially higher than the global average of 60 percent. Nearly 45 percent are at high or very high threat levels. Wh...

Full article: http://www.wri.org/publication/reefs-at-risk-revisited-co...

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