Caring for corals

A new guide on how to assess coral reefs has been published by IUCN. Wild Talk speaks to Jerker Tamelander, of IUCN's Global Marine Programme, to find out why another assessment method was needed and why the emphasis is on coral reefs, rather than other marine ecosystems, such as seagrass beds or mangroves. Will this guide save the world's coral reefs?

Acropora coral. Photo: IUCN/Gabriel Grimsditch

 

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