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Study: Seashell loss due to tourism increase may have global impact

Study: Seashell loss due to tourism increase may have global impact

Published: Jan 9th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Global tourism has increased fourfold over the last 30 years, resulting in human-induced seashell loss that may harm natural habitats worldwide, according to a University of Florida scientist.

Fossil record shows crustaceans vulnerable as modern coral reefs decline

Fossil record shows crustaceans vulnerable as modern coral reefs decline

Published: Sep 23rd, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Many ancient crustaceans went extinct following a massive collapse of reefs across the planet, and new University of Florida research suggests modern species living in rapidly declining reef habitats may now be at risk.