Canon Participates in the University of Miami’s Coral Reef Restoration Project


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Dec 27, 2017
MELVILLE, NY, December 19, 2019 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, and its wholly owned subsidiary, Canon Solutions America, Inc., announce Canon Solutions America’s participation in a Coral Reef Restoration Project, spearheaded by the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science. The environmental sustainability initiative launched on November 20 with university scientists, students, and Canon team members embarking on a collaborative expedition to plant the commemorative reef.

The steep decline of coral reefs has resulted in a sizeable loss of keystone coral species, several of which are now listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Additionally, one-third of all coral species risk extinction, and three-fourths of the coral reef population, are considered highly threatened. Active reef restoration, such as this program, can help to recover these deteriorated coral populations. To kick off the program...

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