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Gore to visit Nova's coral reef research center [$15 Million Fed Stimulus Grant]
St. Petersburg - Tampa Bay Times ^ | September 27, 2012

Posted on 09/27/2012 1:40:26 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) -- Former Vice President Al Gore is slated to speak at the opening of Nova Southeastern University's $50 million coral reef research center.

The South Florida center will focus on protecting coral reefs around the world and will cultivate coral species in nurseries for re-introduction to the ocean. Florida is home to most of the nation's coral reefs.

Nova received a $15 million dollar federal stimulus grant to help fund the center. University officials said the center has created 22 new academic jobs, 300 construction jobs and will employ 50 graduate students....

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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

I’ll throw in my endorsement as well.


21 posted on 09/27/2012 10:46:52 AM PDT by Marine_Uncle (Honor must be earned.)
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To: American Constitutionalist
Not many 7.0 earthquakes in Florida though. Fortunately the corals are mostly in fine shape.
22 posted on 09/27/2012 3:04:45 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
My niece has been working on a project at Nova that is attempting to see if it is viable to revitalize "at-risk" reefs by transplanting healthy coral on to them.


23 posted on 09/27/2012 5:25:17 PM PDT by deoetdoctrinae (Gun free zones are playgrounds for felons.)
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