Threats to Coral Reefs

A range of impacts from both, natural and man-made sources threaten coral reefs around the world. Read on to learn about the different threats and how you can help to protect coral reefs. Over-fishing Increasing demand for food fish and tourism curios has resulted in over fishing of not only deep-water commercial fish, but key … Read more

The International Year of the Reef

Ten years ago, 1997 was declared the International Year of the Reef (IYOR). This was in response to the increasing threats and loss of coral reefs and associated ecosystems, such as mangroves and sea grasses. IYOR was a global effort to increase awareness and understanding on the value of and threats to coral reefs, and … Read more