Conserving Cuba’s Coral Reefs
The Carysfort Reef of Key Largo, Florida, has lost 95 percent of its coral cover since 1975. But 150 miles to the south, coral reefs on the southern coast of Cuba are flourishing. Marine scientist David Guggenheim dives into what has kept these Cuban colonies healthy and how this insight could affect the management of corals worldwide.
David Guggenheim is a marine scientist and president of Ocean Doctor in Washington, D.C.