Coral reef devastation

Coral reef devastation

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Credit: MATTHEW OLDFIELD/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Coral reef devastation. Large crater caused by dynamite fishing. Home made explosives, often made from World War Two munitions, are used as an easy and fast way to catch fish. However this method also destroys the corals that supports the fish population. Photographed near Tydeman reefs, West Papua in Indonesia, Asia.

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