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Florida / Coral Reefs #1031151

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 20, 2012
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(Sarasota: Scott Pelley) A report on the impact of climate change on coral cited.

(Key Largo: Elaine Quijano) New techniques to grow and replace coral damaged by environmental changes featured; scenes shown of corals off the Florida Keys; details given about how pieces of healthy coral are removed and mounted on concrete slabs or hooks where they grow until they can be transplanted. [Diver Ken NEDIMYER††- comments on the impact of dying reefs on tourism and the ecosystem; notes beachfront houses will take the brunt of the waves if the barrier reefs don’t take them.]

Reporter(s):
Pelley, Scott;
Quijano, Elaine
Duration:
00:02:50

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