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Loss of Coral Reefs infographic

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SUBJECTS: Science

TOPICS: Biodiversity/Habitat, Climate Change, Oceans

Graphs show the percentage of three reefs – Caribbean Reefs, West Indian Ocean Reefs, and Great Barrier Reefs – that remains compared to 30 years ago.

Caribbean Reef data is from IUCN; West Indian Ocean Reef data is from the International Coral Reef Initiative; Great Barrier Reef data is from De’ath et al.

Graphic originally published on the Quick Trip to 7.6 Billion wall chart.

Graphs compare shrinking size of three coral reefs over time - Great Barrier Reef, Caribbean Reef, and West Indian Ocean Reef