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2009-08-13 12:21:05

Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary is among the healthiest coral reef ecosystems in the tropical Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico, according to a new NOAA report.

2008-09-04 12:00:16

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Lou Cafiero of the Office National Marine Sanctuaries, +1-240-205-0400, or Nathan Constable of the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation, +1-301-608-3040, ext.5 WASHINGTON, Sept.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.