October 21, 2021

Another story about our dying reefs and another warning – take heed

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From DW ‘If we don’t change now we will lose the reefs’ A major study has found Caribbean coral reefs could disappear in 20 years. DW spoke to Carl Gustaf Lundin, director of the global marine and polar programme at the International Union for Conservation of Nature. Coral reef in the Caribbean The report Status […]

Caribbean coral catastrophe

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From Frontier A recent report describing a three year collaboration between the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network (GCRMN) revealed that the majority of the Caribbean’s coral reefs may disappear within the next 20 years. This shocking news was the result […]

From despair to repair: Dramatic decline of Caribbean corals can be reversed

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Gland, Switzerland, 02 July 2014 (IUCN) – With only about one-sixth of the original coral cover left, most Caribbean coral reefs may disappear in the next 20 years, primarily due to the loss of grazers in the region, according to the latest report by the Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network (GCRMN), the International Union for […]