Coral reefs are suffering widespread damage in one of the worst years ever for the delicate and beautiful habitats. The bleaching of this reef in the Indian Ocean, off the Maldives indicates a dying reef
Last fall, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) helped to sponsor the Ocean Conservancy’s 2012 International Coastal Cleanup. Over volunteers collected lbs kg) of refuse. This graphic represents the top 10 collected items.