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Florida Keys / Coral Reefs #129175

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jun 16, 1990
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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.]

Meserve, Jeanne;
Simpson, Carole

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