CORAL REEF MAN VS. DR. CLIMATECHANGE Ryan Ham                        11/30/2011
BACKGROUNDWe are the rain forests of       the ocean
Supportsthousands ofspecies in tropicaland sub-tropicalwaters
Reefs providehome and shelter  to over 25% offish in the ocean.
Coral reefs alsoprovide economicservices such as jobs, food, and     tourism
THE PROBLEM     Climate change  causes coral bleaching   which destroys coral          reefs
Reefs take hundreds of years to recover from the effects of   coral bleaching
SOLUTION           NOAA, EPA, and the state of           Florida have joined together            to create the Florida Key...
Reefs will survive longer when theyare considered part of a larger system
BIBLIOGRAPHY   Shah, A. (2011). Coral Reefs. Global Issues.    http://www.globalissues.org/article/173/coral-reefs   Cor...
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  1. 1. CORAL REEF MAN VS. DR. CLIMATECHANGE Ryan Ham 11/30/2011
  2. 2. BACKGROUNDWe are the rain forests of the ocean
  3. 3. Supportsthousands ofspecies in tropicaland sub-tropicalwaters
  4. 4. Reefs providehome and shelter to over 25% offish in the ocean.
  5. 5. Coral reefs alsoprovide economicservices such as jobs, food, and tourism
  6. 6. THE PROBLEM Climate change causes coral bleaching which destroys coral reefs
  7. 7. Reefs take hundreds of years to recover from the effects of coral bleaching
  8. 8. SOLUTION NOAA, EPA, and the state of Florida have joined together to create the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary
  9. 9. Reefs will survive longer when theyare considered part of a larger system
  10. 10. BIBLIOGRAPHY Shah, A. (2011). Coral Reefs. Global Issues. http://www.globalissues.org/article/173/coral-reefs Coral Reef Protection: What Are Coral Reefs? US EPA. (2011). Water: Habitat Protection. http://water.epa.gov/type/oceb/habitat 1: coral reef http://www.globalissues.org/article/173/coral-reefs 2: EPA http://cnsnews.com/image/epa-logo-0 3: Scuba Diver http://www.scubaserge.com/master_scuba_diver_page.html 4: Greenpeace http://clclt.com/theclog/archives/2011/06/29/greenpeace-kickoff- meeting-tonight 5: NOAA http://www.nosb.org/2011/21887/noaa-logo/
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