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...ent discharge, and large amounts of sediments can bury or otherwise damage reefs.
Tropical cyclones (hurricanes) form over the warm oceans (at least 26<sup>o</sup> C) mainly over the western parts where no cold cur
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===Observations made in relation to coasts and oceans===
===Summary of Synthesis Report, and relevant findings for coasts and oceans===
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...ations) with the common goal of encouraging the sustainable development of oceans, coasts, and islands.
==Third Global Conference on Oceans, Coasts and Islands==
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This article describes the habitat of the coral reefs. It is one of the sub-categories within the section dealing with biodiversi
...nidaria]''. The best known type of corals is the one living in clear, warm tropical waters with plenty of colourful fishes. This is a rocky, shallow water type
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...ience 295, 1280-1284.</ref>. Distribution records of 3235 species of fish, coral, snails and lobsters were used to identify 18 centres of endemism. A total
[[Image:Robertsetal.jpg|thumb|left|350px|Figure 1: Coral reefs: global hotspots]]
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...include flooded savannas, marshes, lakes, mangroves, rocky beaches, coral reefs, and mangrove lined lagoons linked by rivers and channels.<ref name="Encycl
...which brings attention to the need to protect our planet’s coral reefs, oceans and underwater world. Thousands of divers volunteers in more than 115 count
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...ll understand the ocean less than the terrestrial environment. For us, the oceans are foreign habitats which we may enter but not yet inhabit.
systems, from [[Sea ice_ecosystems|polar ice]] to [[coral reefs]] are charismatic systems which are highly vulnerable to temperature, sea-l
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...rounding Europe’s ultra-peripheral regions, many of which are located in tropical latitudes with high biodiversity. The European landmass has a coastline of
..., deepsea, polar and tropical marine environments, tropical and cold coral reefs, deep-sea anoxic sediments and brine lakes, continental margin cold seeps a
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...491 Spalding, M., Green, E., & Ravilious, C. (2001). World Atlas of Coral Reefs. UNEP-WCMC.]</ref>.
...eaching|bleaching]]. Bleaching is caused by loss of zooxanthellae from the coral tissues, a well-recognised sub-lethal stress response. Jones (1997) <ref na
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== An Overview of the Ecotoxicology of Coral ==
...rized in corals, as well as the effects of major stress-inducing agents on coral are discussed.
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...oasts seasonally subjected to storm waves. Red: Coasts yearly subjected to tropical storms. Green: Coasts frequently subjected to ocean swell waves. Adapted fr
...sediment may also be delivered by cliff erosion or by erosion of offshore reefs. This is often the case of [[Gravel Beaches|gravel beaches]], which consist
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[[climate change]], [[coral reefs]], sand banks, [[seagrass]] meadows, temperature rise, [[Extreme storms|sto
...iated along with the examples of highly diverse ecosystems such as [[coral reefs]]. <ref name=L>Lovejoy, T. and Hannah, L. 2005. Chapter 16 Climate change a
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...ch weathering occurs depends on the local climate, with rapid breakdown in tropical areas, favoured by high rainfall and temperatures, and with slow weathering
...liman, J. D. and Meade, R. H. 1983. World-wide delivery of sediment to the oceans. Journal of Geology 91, 1–21</ref>.]]
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