Monthly Archives: February 2015

Caribbean and Mesoamerican Reefs confronting modern-day disturbances

Coral reefs are unique ecosystems which provide human communities with a suite of irreplaceable benefits. They feed millions of people worldwide, buffer harbors and shorelines from storm waves, restock fisheries by sheltering juvenile fish, and attract snorkeling and SCUBA-diving tourists … Continue reading

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Pollution shadows still threaten to Titicaca Lake

The tranquil waters of Lake Titicaca on the border between Bolivia and Peru were believed to be the birthplace of the human race by the ancient Incans. At 3,100 meters (12,500 feet) above sea level, is a popular tourist attraction … Continue reading

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