Coral reef in a brief
Coral reef in a brief Corals are often called "rainforests of the sea"
What exactly are coral reefs?
These are diverse underwater ecosystems held together by calcium carbonate structures secreted by corals.
The total area of the world's coral reefs amounts to less than one quarter of 1% of the entire marine environment. Coral reefs Warm water Cold water
Coral reef organisms are being used in treatments for diseases like cancer an
Where can you find coral reefs?
Cold water coral reefs off the coast of Norway Deep underwater'in the Mediterranean Sea The Coral Triangle and the Mesoamerican Reef
The annual global economic value of coral reefs is estimated between US$30-375 billion
Main threat to Coral reefs