Annie w., morgan c., coral reef destruction period 4

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Annie w., morgan c., coral reef destruction period 4

  1. 1. By: Annie W. and Morgan C.
  2. 2. The Main Causes of Coral ReefDestruction… Overfishing And Global Warming
  3. 3. 70% of corals are threatened or destroyedReefs harbor 25% of all known marine animals Coral reefs have the most biodiversity after rainforests!
  4. 4. Global warming causes fish tomove away from Tropics This causes reefs to have less biodiversity! 75% of ALL fish are overfished/ depleted!
  5. 5. Think about this…. Fish could be gone withinthe next century!!!
  6. 6. If we had better conservation measures… We would have healthy coral reefs!
  7. 7. Global Climate Change…
  8. 8. Oil spills Global Warming Pollution and many more! BombDivers Fishing
  9. 9. 58% of the world’s coral Tourism DESTROYSreefs are threatened byhuman activities! coral reefs! people depend on coral reefs are dependent THIS IS IMPORTANT!
  10. 10. Cruise ships dump 30,000+ gallons ofhuman sewage a day into the oceans weswim in!!! times 100!!! 300 times 30,000= 9 million+ gallons a DAY!
  11. 11. You Make The Difference!It Can Be In Your School, Your City, Your State, Your Country, Even The WORLD!
  12. 12. Thank You!
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