Geographic Analysis Offers New Insight Into Coral Disease Spread
Curacao’s beaches have a unique blend of Caribbean, tropical and desert landscapes. Photo source: ©© Cpt Kimo
Excerpts; University Of Florida
In the last 30 years, more than 90 percent of the reef-building coral responsible for maintaining major marine habitats and providing a natural barrier against hurricanes in the Caribbean has disappeared because of a disease of unknown origin.