Blue Planet Laureates Speak Out

This paper is a synthesis of the key messages from the individual papers written by the Blue Planet Laureates (Annex I describes the Blue Planet Prize), and discusses the current and projected state of the global and regional environment, and the implications for environmental, social and economic…

Land-Sourced Pollution with an Emphasis on Domestic Sewage: Lessons from the Caribbean and Implications for Coastal Development on Indian Ocean and Pacific Coral Reefs

Source: DeGeorges, 1988
Source: DeGeorges, 1988

Sustainability 2010, 2, 2919-2949; doi:10.3390/su2092919

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Andre DeGeorges 1,2,*, Thomas J. Goreau 1 and Brian Reilly 2

1 Global Coral Reef Alliance, 37 Pleasant Street, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA; E-Mail:…

What is the Right Target for CO2?: 350 ppm is a Death Sentence for Coral Reefs and Low Lying Islands, the Safe Level of CO2 for SIDS is Around 260 Parts Per Million

T. Goreau, PhD, Delegation of Jamaica, Scientific & Technical Briefing to the Association of Small Island States, United Nations Climate Change Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark, December 7-18 2009

Summary: THE LONG-TERM SEA LEVEL THAT CORRESPONDS TO CURRENT CO2 CONCENTRATION IS ABOUT 23…