Granada recover their coral reefs

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Experts will proceed to form coral farms. | Photo: File

Granada advocates the recovery of coral reefs as well as its neighbors Belize and Jamaica, the IPS agency reported.

The note stressed that the repair work is because coral reefs serve as a wall against the waves that are formed by strong tropical storms. In that order, they argued that they are key to the development of the Caribbean economy, based on tourism and food production.

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Between September and October 2014, it conducted a vulnerability assessment of Granada in which determined two sensitive areas: Grand Anse and the Windward community on the island of Carriacou.The division manager of environment the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries and Environment, Kerricia Hobson explained that “what we will do with this project is to create coral farms; It will be the first time you do this in one of the members of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS). ” Similarly, “live coral reap some of the healthy colonies around the island. The propagate in the nursery as they are Maduro enough, we will plant in the existing reef structures “quoted IPS.
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The environmental activity takes place between the Government of Granada and the Programme of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), in the middle of the Adaptation project that focuses on coastal ecosystems in small developing states.THE DATA:
It is estimated that 75 percent of coral reefs are threatened by overfishing, destroys habitat, pollutes the oceans and puts acids. All this due to climate change.
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