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Cold-water Coral Reefs

Out of Sight - No Longer Out of Mind

  • Author: UNEP
  • Publication date: December 2004
  • Page count: 84
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 04.III.D.50

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This document presents a comprehensive and up-to-date compilation of information and data on marine cold-water coral reefs from around the world. It describes the various cold-water coral reef ecosystems and associations together with their known and potential worldwide geographical distribution. Case studies and observations from several locations illustrate the state of these reefs and highlight their vulnerability to threats caused by human activities, which have already destroyed or affected a large number of them.