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UPRRP seeks fund for restoration of coral reefs

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recommends the assignment of $200,000 federal funds for the program on restoration of coral reefs from the University of Puerto at Rio Piedras as part of the Coastal Resilience Grants. 

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Scientists propose artificial reef

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Gerardo E. Alvarado León

Condado Beach, between La Concha and Marriott hotels, is one of the most visited by tourists and locals and it's also one of the most dangerous ones due to rip currents. To address the issue a group of residents, supported by technical and scientific staff, are proposing the installation of an artificial reef, 150 meters from the coast.

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Beaches and reef under serious threats

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Emmanuel A. Estrada López

The reefs and beaches that are fundamental for the coastal ecosystem are threatened by acidification and the rise in the sea level caused by climate change.

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In contact with marine life

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Students from the Edmundo del Valle Cruz School in Río Grande particpated in the opening of the Marine Life Intreractive Aquarium at Bahía Beach Resort & Golf Club in Río Grande.

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