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NOAA Dedicates New Coral Reef Research Facility

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration today inaugurated its third coral reef institute, The Caribbean Coral Reef Institute (CCRI) at the University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez. The CCRI is modeled after the highly successful Hawaii Coral Reef Initiative, and is focused exclusively on the acute problems of Caribbean coral reefs.

The main objective of the CCRI is to aid in the management and conservation of Puerto Rico

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