[Coral-List] new mesophotic reefs paper

Douglas Fenner douglasfennertassi at gmail.com
Thu Jul 19 22:07:02 EDT 2018

Mesophotic reef ecosystems are threatened and ecologically distinct from
shallow water reefs.



Cheers,  Doug

Douglas Fenner
Contractor for NOAA NMFS Protected Species, and consultant
PO Box 7390
Pago Pago, American Samoa 96799  USA

New online open-access field guide to 300 coral species in Chagos, Indian

By getting serious about limiting global warming, the world could save
itself more than $20 trillion.  (action would cost only a half trillion
over 30 years, a third the cost of the Iraq war, benefits would be 40 times
costs, that's a huge return on investment)

The cost of a warming climate

Climate costs  http://www.readcube.com/articles/10.1038/d41586-018-05219-5

Large potential reduction in economic damages under UN mitigation targets
(and 30% loss of world economy if the climate is allowed to warm by 4oC)

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