Coral Reefs Endangered?
Why are coral reefs disapearing?
WHAT ARE CORAL REEFS
~coral reefs are animals formed by growth and deposit of coral
~they can come in many bright colors such as orange red yellow and even pink
~coral reefs are home to many sea creatures
~Coral is actually an animal
WHY ARE THEY IMPORTANT
~they are important because they hold 25% of the world's marine life
What Are Some Solutions?
don't use up the oceans
so it doesn't end up in the coral
~Use Only Organic Fertilizers
Organic instead of inorganic, inorganic fertilizer can kill the coral if it gets into coral reefs
~Dispose of Trash Properly
so it doesn't end up in the coral reef
~Plant A Tree
this reduces runoff into the water
Some Animals We Are Destroying
Plants that can be found in coral reefs
Adapts to the environment by using their razor sharp teeth to feed off the coral.
Their comblike teeth help them adapt to the environment
They adapt by their appearance most predators won't eat them because they are so spiny
Dolphins adapt by their large appearance.
Sharks can adjust their internal body temperature.
Hawksbill Sea Turtle
Sea turtles bodies were designed to create less drag.
Seagrass has horizontal roots to adapt to the ocean floor.
Symbiosis groups them together because they survive better together.
They adapt to the hot weather
Coral is a distant relative of jellyfish and anemones
Coral relies on photosynthesis to survive