reef system

Scientists in Brazil Find New Reefs Rich with Marine Life

Article: Scientists in Brazil Find New Reefs Rich with Marine Life

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida, July 9, 2008 (ENS) – Off the Brazilian coast, where the narrow continental shelf widens far out into the Atlantic Ocean, marine scientists have discovered reefs that they believe double the size of Brazil’s largest and richest reef system, the Abrolhos Bank. The newly discovered area is far more abundant in marine…

Treading Lightly in World's Most Visited Cruise Destination

Article: Treading Lightly in World's Most Visited Cruise Destination

COZUMEL, Mexico, January 20, 2008 (ENS) – To minimize the impact of up to 10,000 visitors a day on Cozumel’s sensitive coral reef ecosystem, a conservation agreement was signed here last week by cruise industry leaders representing government, private sector, civil society, and the cruise lines. Part of the Mesoamerican Reef Tourism Initiative, MARTI, the…