Coral Reefs in Danger
February 12, 2008 - NBC6.NET
By Jeff Burnside
South Florida Today
One of the most important natural resources in Florida is one you can't even see -- coral reefs. They protect us from strong waves, provide for the fish and lobster we love, a billion-dollar tourism industry, but coral reefs are dying at an alarming rate here in Florida and around the world. One of the scientists studying this dilemma is Dr. Andrew Baker, who was just awarded a prestigious Pew marine fellowship much like the Nobel Prize for the oceans.
Click for Video - Dr. Andrew Baker discusses the state of coral reefs, which are dying at an alarming rate in Florida.