While coral reefs only comprise .1% of the ocean, they are home to more species of life than any other ecosystem on the planet. The reefs are so much more than just a marvel of beautiful colors and natural sculptures; they are a necessary part of our environment.
Millions of species reside in the reefs, from Australia to Belize, Hawaii to the Red Sea, the loss of their natural habitat will mean sure extinction for many. We are currently on the brink of a global level extinction event. This reduction of biodiversity could mean a breakdown in the health and operation of crucial ecosystems around the world.