Scientists in Fiji examine how forest conservation helps coral reefs

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Coastal forest. Photograph: © SAF – Coastal Care

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Researchers from the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa (UH Mānoa), WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society), and other groups are discovering how forest conservation in Fiji can minimize the impact of human activities on coral reefs and their fish populations…

Read Full Article; PhysOrg (08-29-2018)

Saving Fiji’s Coral Reefs Linked to Forest Conservation Upstream, Wildlife Conservation Society (12-18-2013)
The health of coral reefs offshore depend on the protection of forests near the sea, according to a new study by the Wildlife Conservation Society that outlines the importance of terrestrial protected areas to coastal biodiversity…

To Save Coral Reefs, First Save the Mangroves; National Geographic (02-10-2015)

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