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Caribbean Coral Reefs Dying at Dramatic Rate

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Caribbean Coral Reefs Dying at Dramatic Rate

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Caribbean Coral Reefs Dying at Dramatic Rate

Caribbean Coral Reefs Dying at Dramatic Rate

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A new study published online by Science Magazine offers the first broad view of the problem of dying coral reefs throughout the Caribbean. The study finds a dramatic decline over the last 25 years, mainly due to overfishing and pollution. NPR's Richard Harris reports.