The Coral Reef Task Force: Protecting the Environment Through Executive Order
22 Pages Posted: 8 Aug 2006
On June 11, 1998, President Bill Clinton issued Executive Order 13089, which created the Coral Reef Task Force. This article outlines the science of coral reefs, the provisions of the Coral Reef Executive Order, other legislation available to give agencies the authority to carry out the Executive Order, and progress being made in protecting coral reefs.
Keywords: coral reef, Coral Reef Task Force, Executive Order, marine protected areas
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