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Scientists Call for Protection of Egypt’s Reefs

An international group of marine scientists led by Karine Kleinhaus, of Stony Brook University’s School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS), has published a letter in Science, coinciding with COP27, that is a call to action for policymakers, government agencies and ocean conservation groups to take major steps to preserve Egypt’s 1,800 km of coral reefs–a massive section of the Red Sea’s reef system.

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$5 Million Grant for Florida Keys Reef Restoration

Mission Iconic Reefs

A $5 million grant will fund an unprecedented ecosystem-scale reef restoration at Eastern Dry Rocks, one of seven iconic reefs located in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary as part of Mission: Iconic Reefs. The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and NOAA awarded the grant to the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation through the National Coastal Resilience Fund. The foundation in partnership with Mote Marine

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