Friday, May 14, 2010

Conservation is profitable and healthy coral is good for everyone

The stories keep coming in - it pays real money to take care of the environment. A 12-year study on coral preservation showed that fishermen, over the long haul, made more money when coral is protected. Who knew that protecting the fish and their habitat would mean more fish?

There are also obvious advantages for tourism, diving, and more. While those have an obvious economic benefit, they were not taken into effect in this study. 

The next time someone says we can't afford to be green, challenge them. They're probably wrong.

Read the whole story here.

Here's another hopeful bit of information about the oceans.

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