Reefs at Risk
The booklet that this web document is derived from was produced by the Marine and Coastal Areas Programme of IUCN - The World Conservation Union with financial assistance from WWF - The World Wide Fund For Nature (formerly The World Wildlife Fund) as a contribution to the long-term Global Monitoring System of coastal and Near-Shore Phenomena related to Climate Change, sponsored by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO, the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) and IUCN - The World Conservation Union. It is based on the Report of the Global Task Team on the Implications of climate Change on Coral Reefs, to be published in the UNEP Oceans and Coastal Areas Programme's Regional Seas Reports and Studies series. The text was prepared and edited by Peter Hulm and John Pernetta with contributions from R.W. Buddemeier and Clive Wilkinson, co-editors of the Task Team Report. The illustrations were produced by Marianne Teekens. Design/layout by Maximedia. Printed by SADAG, Bellegarde-Valserine, France, on chlorine-free paper.
The designations employed and the presentation of the material in this document do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the co-sponsoring agencies concerning the legal status of any State, Territory, city or area, or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries. This document contains the views expressed by the authors and experts involved acting in their individual capacity and may not necessarily reflect the views of the co-sponsoring agencies.
Original hardcopy publication date: 1993.
Web presentation (March 20, 1998) of this booklet is by Barry Tobin - Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) Webmaster.
March 30, 2010