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Worrying coast erosion during hurricane season

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A study performed by the Professor Maritza Barreto Orta and students at the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras campus, titled The status of Puerto Rico's Coast, gains importance during hurricane season as it identifies areas impacted by erosion. 

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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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Beaches and reef under serious threats

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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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