Philippine reef status calls for urgent attention
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The Great Barrier Reef’s condition is worsening. Philippine coral reefs are bound to the same fate unless we do something about it. Urgent words and warnings. Is there a way to stop our oceans from warming? What can we do?. Over the recent decades, divers and scientists have witnessed firsthand the alarming damage to the reefs that are vital to the health of the Philippine seas. Last year, a team of divers and marine biologists recorded the occurrence of coral bleaching on the reefs inside and outside of 19 marine protected areas (MPAs) in Lanuza Bay, Surigao del Sur.
Philippine reef status calls for urgent attention. (2018, January 19-20). BusinessWorld, p. S4/4.
Coral reefs; Coral bleaching; Marine parks; Low tide; Water pollution; Zooxanthellae; Algae; Livelihoods; Environmental restoration; Coral reef restoration; Environmental protection; National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA); International Coral Reef Initiative; Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR); Haribon Foundation; Philippines; Lanuza Bay; Surigao del Sur
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