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Coral Triangle

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    • found: Work cat.: Ole-MoiYoi, L.K. Towards improved knowledge exchange : lessons from the Coral Triangle Initiative for practitioners of developing country ecosystem-based management, 2010.
    • found: Wikipedia, Dec. 23, 2010(Coral Triangle; refers to a roughly triangular shaped area of the tropical marine waters of Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Solomon Islands and Timor-Leste; the region encompasses portions of two biogeographic regions: the Indonesian-Philippines Region, and the Far Southwestern Pacific Region and considered to be the global epicenter of marine biodiversity)
    • found: World Wildlife Fund wildlife conservation, endangered species conservation home page, Dec. 23, 2010:places/Coral Triangle (Coral Triangle; these waters hold the highest diversity of iridescent corals, fish, crustaceans, mollusks and marine plant species in the world)
    • found: U.S. support to the Coral Triangle Initiative home page, Dec. 23, 2010:What is the Coral Triangle? (Coral Triangle, a geographic area encompassing almost 6 million square kilometers of ocean and coastal waters in Southeast Asia and the Western Pacific. The Coral Triangle is within the Exclusive Economic Zones of Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Timor Leste, and the Solomon Islands)
    • found: The Nature Conservancy in the Coral Triangle website, Dec. 23, 2010:What is the Coral Triangle? (blue waters ... nestled in the heart of the Asia Pacific, that harbors more than 75 percent of all known coral species; between the southern tip of Asia and northern Australia, hundreds of miles of coral reef bind six island nations, Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia, East Timor, Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands)
    • notfound: GEOnet, Dec. 23, 2010;Columbia gaz. of the world, c1998;Merriam Webster's geog. dict., c1997;Times atlas of the world, c1999
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