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Stephen C. Jameson sjameson at
Tue Mar 19 16:42:41 EST 1996

Dear Erika, 

The International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI) State of the Reefs Report  
will give you: 

- a concise summary of what is known regarding the status and trends of  
coral reef ecosystems on a global and regional scale,  
- the consequences of coral reef ecosystem degradation to human  
- and lists some of the major existing management and research programs. 

Jameson, S.C., J.W. McManus, and M.D. Spalding. 1995.  State of the  
Reefs:  Regional and Global Perspectives.  International Coral Reef  
Initiative Executive Secretariat Background Paper,  U.S. Departmenmt of  
State, Washington, D.C. 

Contact Dr. Peter Thomas, ICRI Coordinator (pthomas at for a copy. 

The Reference Section of the State of the Reefs report lists most of the  
latest major  
studies on coral reef ecosystem health from around the world.  These  
references will lead you to more specific studies. 

Best regards, 

Dr. Stephen C. Jameson, President 
Coral Seas, Inc. - Integrated Coastal Zone Management 
4254 Hungry Run Road  
The Plains, VA  20198-1715  USA 
703/754-8690, 703/754-9139 (FAX) 
Internet:  sjameson at 

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