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Protecting Papua New Guinea's natural wealth

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Almost a third of the world's coral reefs are considered destroyed. Marine pollution, overfishing and climate change are increasingly threatening the fragile ecosystems. The so-called 'Coral Triangle,' a marine belt rich in corals which includes Papua New Guinea, is also hard hit. Millions of people could lose their livelihoods since fish stocks are also declining along with the corals. A new program aims to help the affected countries save their precious coral reefs.

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Length
07:14 minutes

Country
Papua New Guinea

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