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Florida's 350-mile long reef tract is now shrinking faster than it's growing

The model created by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration found that 70% of Florida's 350-mile long reef tract is eroding faster than it's growing.

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Florida's 350-mile long reef tract is now shrinking faster than it's growing

The model created by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration found that 70% of Florida's 350-mile long reef tract is eroding faster than it's growing.

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Today in Keys History

1830: William R. Hackley recorded in his diary: Rose with the sun. Captain Wallace of the Schooner Mayflower is sick with the bilious fever and the schooner will be detained

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White sharks are once again migrating into Florida waters

White sharks, just like snowbirds, have started heading south for the weather. They’re turning toward Florida’s waters after spending the summer off Cape Cod and Nova Scotia, hunting seals and tuna.

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Here is what scientists are doing to save Florida's coral reef before it's too late

Florida's barrier reef has lost 95% of its coral over the last half-century. Researchers, activists and government agencies are working to restore the reefs and ensure their long-term survival.

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A sense of optimism for those working to restore Florida's coral : NPR

Florida's barrier reef has lost 95% of its coral over the last half-century. Researchers, activists and government agencies are working to restore the reefs and ensure their long-term survival.

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