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Conservationists create reef which will be home to 30,000 oysters

A reef has been laid in a Hampshire river as the foundation for an oyster bed as part of a project to restore marine habitats.

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Miami Beach hybrid reef could help Florida coasts battle climate change

A new manmade hybrid reef being tested off Miami Beach aims to do what climate change has increasingly foiled: provide a powerful protector to storm surge and rising seas hammering Florida’s shores.

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Study: 70 percent of Florida’s coral reefs are eroding

Seventy percent of coral reefs off the coast of Florida are eroding and experiencing a net loss of habitat, according to new research out of the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Science.

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U.N. mission joins growing calls to label Great Barrier Reef 'in danger'

The report’s authors said current conservation efforts were not enough to address the “ongoing and increasingly serious challenge” presented by climate change.
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Can private insurance save Hawaii's coral reefs?

Fierce storms pose a growing threat to the islands' beleaguered reefs. Insurance coverage could help restore them, conservationists say.
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The Nature Conservancy buys insurance to protect Hawaii’s coral reefs

If worsening coastal storms damage the reefs, the Nature Conservancy will get a payout and use the money to repair the coral — work that state officials can’t afford to do.