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A body of saline water that composes a

large part of a planets hydrosphere.

Lifeblood of the planet earth and human


kind.
Produce more than half of the oxygen in the
atmosphere and absorb the most carbon from
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Air, water and food are the products of
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Underwater structures
made from calcium
carbonate secreted
by corals.
They occupy less than
0.1% of the world's ocean
surface, yet they provide a
home for 25% of all
marine species.
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Coast of Eilat, Israel.

Great Barrier Reef, Australia

Atafu atoll in Tokelau

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Philippines

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1. Support reef-friendly businesses.
2. Dont use chemically enhanced pesticides and
fertilizers.
3. Volunteer for a reef cleanup.
4. Learn more about coral reefs.
5. Become a member of your local aquarium or zoo.
6. When you visit a coral reef, help keep it healthy
by respecting all local guidelines, recommendations,
regulations, and customs
7. Support conservation organizations.
8. Spread the word.
9. Be an informed consumer.
10. Dont pollute.
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