Dying Coral another "gift" left by the BP Oil Spill

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    Okie dokey.
     
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    "covered by brown flocculent material"


    Now there's an interesting word...flocculent. :eusa_eh:
     
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    Oh who cares, you hippie reef-hugging liberal? What, so just because they moderate extreme weather and are a source of several important medical elements and support 25% of marine life and are essential to the ocean food chain which probably supports all life on earth we should somehow stop and give a fuck? Don't you know that could hinder economic growth? Jeez, you want the terrorists to win.
     
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    I know, I should be ashamed of myself. :redface:
     
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    You should be, dammit. :evil:

    Of course dirty commie socialist nazi Alinsky-loving terrorist supporters know no shame. The noive!
     
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    OMG!!!!!!!! One billionth of the ocean's coral has been killed by the oil leak caused by the Coast Guard collapsing BP's deep water rig.

    Whatever shall we do?????
     
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    Whatever shall we do with total idiots like you?


    Mapping the Decline of Coral Reefs : Feature Articles


    While reef habitats appear to be robust enough to withstand almost anything, they are extremely fragile. Not only are most corals brittle, but they usually need pristine, clear, warm, relatively nutrient-free waters to survive. Over the past 50 years, humans have put an enormous amount of pressure on coral reef environments by altering their waters and tearing up their foundations. From dynamite fishing to global warming, we are rapidly sending the worldÂ’s reefs into oblivion. The latest reports state that as much as 27 percent of monitored reef formations have been lost and as much as 32 percent are at risk of being lost within the next 32 years.
     
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    They were trying to prevent visible loss. Loss out of sight did not matter to them. They thought that no one would care, as such things as benthic life and corals are out of sight for most people.
     

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