Coral reefs emily kinzig michael rucker

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  • 1. By:
  • 2. ONLY .01% OF THE OCEAN IS PROTECTEDFROM FISHING, DUMPING, AND DREDGING. Each year roughly 3.85 tons of oil are split into the ocean. Oil tanker spills are larger than 500,000 barrels of oil.
  • 3. CORAL REEFS ARE HOME TO25% OF ALL KNOWN MARINELIFE.
  • 4. The corals are being taken from the black market for money.
  • 5. THE CORAL REEFS HAVE THE MOSTBIODIVERSITY OF ANY HABITAT. And we are taking it all away!
  • 6. When coral dies 4000fish becomehomeless, and mostwill die…
  • 7. SO HERE ISHOW YOU CANHELP! 
  • 8. Join Seacology WHATS SEACOLOGY?SEACOLOGY IS A PROGRAM THAT GIVES TRADE. FOR EXAMPLE, SEACOLOGYGIVES AN ISLAND SOCIETY ANEW SCHOOL IN EXCHANGE FOR A “NO-TAKE” MARINE PRESERVE AREA THAT PROTECTS REEF AREAS FROM FISHING.
  • 9. JOIN SEACOLOGY: BECAUSE THEY HAVE SAVEDOVER 1.7 MILLION ACRES OF CORAL REEFS SINCE1993 - SEACOLOGY.ORG • For more tips go to 50simplethings.com/reefs
  • 10. Works CitedAmsel, Sheri. The Everything Kids Environment Book:Learn How You Can Help save the Environment--by etting Involved at School, at Home, or at Play. Avn, MA: Adams Media, 2007. Print.Harris, Elizabeth Snoke. Save the Earth Science Experiments. London, 2008. Print.Javna, John, Sophie Javna, and Jesse Javna. 50 Simple Things You Can Do to save the Earth. New York: Hyperion, 2008. Print.Middleton, Nick. Atlas of Environmental. Oxford: Facts on File, 1989. Print.Nardo, Don. Oil Spills. San Deigo: Lucent, 1991. Print."NOAA CoRIS - Ecosystem Essays: Guam - Coral Reefs." NOAA Coral Reef Information System (CoRIS) Home Page. Web. 06 Apr. 2012. <http://coris.noaa.gov/about/eco_essays/guam/coralreefs.html>.Veran, J.e.n. 2012. Web. 6 Apr. 2012.Web. <http://coralreef.noaa.gov/>.• "Reef Check - Saving Reefs Worldwide." Reef Check. Pacific Palisades, 2007. Web. 5 Apr. 2012. <http://reefcheck.org/default.php>.• Connor, Karen O Garbage. San Diego CA: Lucent, 1991. Print.