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SCUBA QUIZ #16: Chasing coral!
Chasing coral is a recently released Netflix documentary about the rate that coral reefs are vanishing around the world. This quiz tests how much you know about coral reefs!
Watch Chasing coral now!
Our life depends on the oceans. From the air you breathe to the temperature around you, life below the surface makes it all possible. We are polluting our oceans, stressing marine life and influencing the ecosystem at an alarming speed. This all might seem a bit vague, hard to visualize, even if you are a SCUBA diver, snorkeler or ocean lover.
How bad is it really? Watch Chasing Coral by Jeff Orlowski and see the change with your own eyes on Netflix. It is a beautiful documentary with hearth-breaking visual evidence we no longer can deny. Watch and learn, be inspired to act and spread the word! We need the oceans and we are the only ones that can help the reefs survive.
Do you know the right numbers?
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- Coral reefs are home to over 25% of the world's marine species.
- The economical impact of coral reefs is 36 billion dollar
- Reefs are a source of food and income for over 500 million people.
- 93% of heat trapped in the earth’s atmosphere is absorbed by the ocean.
- 29% of the corals of the Great Barrier Reef have died last year.
Shocking answers? Watch the movie Chasing coral and see the evidence with your own eyes!
Have you already seen the movie? Download the Action Guide and ACT!
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