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How can we save our coral reefs?

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What do we need to know about the unique role of coral in our ocean ecosystems? On the next Your Call's One Planet Series, we'll rebroadcast our discussion about the documentary Chasing Coral.

Coral reefs around the globe are vanishing at an unprecedented rate. In the film, a team of divers, scientists, and photographers set out to discover why and reveal the answers to the world. What can we do to reverse this trend and save the reefs?

Guests:

Zackery Rago,  ocean activist, reef aquarist, evolutionary biologist, and long-time scuba diver who’s featured in the film Chasing Coral

Ruth Gates, director of the Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, and scientific advisor for the film Chasing Coral

Web Resources:

Chasing Coral official film website

Ocean Film Fest

Gates Coral Lab

Teens4Oceans

Rose Aguilar has been the host of Your Call since 2006. She became a regular Friday media roundtable guest in 2001.