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Contact: John Delaney
Wildlife Conservation Society

East African Village

Caption: According to a recent study by WCS and other organizations, coral reefs next to "middle class" communities in Eastern Africa have the lowest fish levels. In contrast, reefs next to villages of low and high socio-economic levels had higher fish levels.

Credit: (c) Tim McClanahan

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