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Coral Reefs in the Balance, Part 2

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Coral Reefs in the Balance, Part 2

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Coral Reefs in the Balance, Part 2

Radio Expeditions: Diving for Seahorses in the Philippines

Coral Reefs in the Balance, Part 2

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On the tiny island of Jandayan in the Philippines, "lantern-divers" swim along the reefs at midnight to hunt for one of the world's most exotic animals, seahorses, to sell to aquarium-fish dealers. It's part of an effort to preserve the traditional island lifestyle while keeping seahorses from dying out. NPR's Christopher Joyce reports in the second part of a National Geographic Radio Expeditions series.

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