Efforts Underway to Restore Florida's Molasses Reef Seventeen years ago this month, one of the most beautiful coral reefs in the world was smashed by a freighter near Key Largo, Fla. Now volunteers are trying to restore Molasses Reef, the only living barrier reef in the continental United States. NPR's Phillip Davis reports.
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Efforts Underway to Restore Florida's Molasses Reef

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Efforts Underway to Restore Florida's Molasses Reef

Efforts Underway to Restore Florida's Molasses Reef

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Seventeen years ago this month, one of the most beautiful coral reefs in the world was smashed by a freighter near Key Largo, Fla. Now volunteers are trying to restore Molasses Reef, the only living barrier reef in the continental United States. NPR's Phillip Davis reports.