Coral Reefs Face Extinction
19% of the world's coral reefs are dead
The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) declared in October that 38% of the 44, 838 species it studied acrossthe world arethreatened with extinction

Why are they important?

How can we help?

5ways toprotect Coral ReefsEducate Yourself about coral reefs and the creatures they supportChooseSustainableSeafoodConserve WaterThe less water you use, the less runoff and waste that’ll eventually find its way back into the oceanIf you dive don’t touchbecause coral reefs are alive and stirred up sediment can smother coralVolunteer and Get Involved!Volunteer at your local beach or reef cleanups.Even if you don’t live near a coast get involved in protecting your watershed.

For more information visit these websites to help save the coral reefs!