Gregory Stone: "Underwater Eden: Saving The Last Coral Wilderness On Earth"

Many of the reef fish Gregory Stone and his team photographed may never have seen a diver before, let alone a camera.  - (Wendy McIlroy)

Many of the reef fish Gregory Stone and his team photographed may never have seen a diver before, let alone a camera.

(Wendy McIlroy)

Gregory Stone: "Underwater Eden: Saving The Last Coral Wilderness On Earth"

Most of the world’s oceans are in serious decline. But the corals and marine life in the waters around The Phoenix Islands are thriving. How this previously little-known, remote wilderness in the Pacific became one of the highest profile international conservation priorities.

Most of the world’s oceans are in serious decline. But the corals and marine life in the waters around The Phoenix Islands are thriving. How this previously little-known, remote wilderness in the Pacific became one of the highest profile international conservation priorities.

Guests

Gregory Stone

executive vice president and chief ocean scientist at Conservation International and senior vice president at the New England Aquarium.

Photo Gallery: The Last Coral Wilderness

Read An Excerpt

Excerpt from "Underwater Eden: Saving the Last Coral Wilderness on Earth" by Gregory Stone. Copyright 2012 by Gregory Stone. Reprinted here by permission of University Of Chicago Press. All rights reserved.

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