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ABC Evening News for
Saturday, Jun 16, 1990

Headline: Florida Keys / Coral Reefs

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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Key West: Jeanne Meserve) Endangered coral reefs of the Florida keys featured; scenes shown of coral damaged and killed by millions of divers in the Key West, Florida, area. [Florida Key Land and Sea Trust Brian LAPOINT - says we have an eco-catastrophe in progress.] [Reef relief's Craig QUIROLO - says people damage reefs.] [MAN - explains that coral is an animal.] [LAPOINT - explains how development of area has threatened corals.] Scientific research into speed of the reef's destruction explained and shown. [University of Georgia professor James PORTER - predicts coral reef losses.]

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Program Time:05:55:00 pm - 05:58:00 pm. Duration: 03:00
Reporters:Meserve, Jeanne; Simpson, Carole
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Broadcast Type:Evening News Segment Type: News Content
Record Number:129175