Fish Urine Helps Coral Reefs

Fish urine contains phosphorous, which coral reefs need.  Fish also excrete ammonium through their gills which is an essential nutrient for coral reefs. So the decline of fish populations due to over-fishing can present a problem. >>> Article

 

Cuba’s Unspoiled Coral Reefs

Cuba has a secret: The country’s thousands of miles of coral reef ecosystems appear to be healthier than the other reefs found in Caribbean waters. In 2012, the Nature Conservancy and the Environmental Defense Fund completed a three-week expedition of Cuba’s Jardines de la Reina National Park. Despite some localized coral bleaching, the research team was awed by what they found—reefs intact, teeming with fish and marine life. Read more >>