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Coral reef woes linked to bioerosion, wastewater wells

  • COURTESY DARLA WHITE VIA DLNR / 2013

    Although we are seeing improvements in the living layer of the corals at Kahekili, the accelerated bioerosion rates reported on by the USGS can result in the collapse of the underlying reef structure.

We must find other alternatives to the injection of treated wastewater, and we must all work together to reduce other land-based impacts to our coastal waters. Read more

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