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Sunday, May 07, 2006
Florida Coral Species Threatened By Human Activities
Your lifestyle and landscape maintenance practices could be affecting Florida's coastal elkhorn and staghorn corals. These two coral species have now earned a place on the federal threatened list because of the last two decades of weather disasters, more water tourism activities, and increased algae from land-based nutrients, contaminants, and sediments from stormwater runoff and sewer outflows.