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While the guests at one Bahamian hideaway came for yoga classes, but got distracted by the scuba diving, says Rachel Henry

Corals hit by fossil fuels

THE WORLD'S coral reefs, already damaged by record sea temperatures, are threatened by rising carbon dioxide levels, an international team of scientists has determined.

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Equestrianism: Threat to Britain's place at Olympics

POLLY PHILLIPPS and the British Equestrian Federation have until 29 April to prepare their defence against the results of a urine sample from Phillipps' horse, Coral Cove, at last year's World Equestrian Games in Rome.

Media: Plumbing the depths in the search for sleaze

Press coverage of John Prescott's visit to the Maldives to inspect dying coral was a travesty, argues Roger Harrabin

Prescott defends his tropical trip

JOHN PRESCOTT, the Deputy Prime Minister, acknowledged last night that he has had to take some flak from the media over a 10-day trip to India and the Maldives. But a tanned Mr Prescott, showing no signs of jet-lag, insisted he had been trying to get a serious message across.

American Association: Ecology - Corals being killed by fungus disease

THE DESTRUCTION of the coral reefs is being caused by a fungus, normally only found on land, which is being washed out to sea by soil erosion.

American Association: Biology - Corals being killed off by fungus disease

THE CURRENT decimation of the coral reefs is being caused by a fungus, normally only found on land, which is being washed out to sea by soil erosion.

Straw urged to sell the Tote

THE TOTE, the state-run on-course bookmakers, should be sold for up to pounds 120m, an influential committee charged by the Home Secretary Jack Straw with reviewing the future of the organisation will recommend.

Letter: Save our coral

Sir: John Prescott's call for a UN body to "tackle the threats to oceans from global warming and pollution" is admirable ("Britain wants UN body to save reefs", 10 December). It is particularly admirable given that one of their first ports of call should be the UK.

Britain wants UN body to save reefs

BRITAIN PLANS to lead an international effort to save the world's coral reefs, which have come under severe threat from rising sea temperatures and pollution, the Deputy Prime Minister, John Prescott, will announce today.

World's coral reefs dying in the heat

Climate conference: Scientists tell how high sea temperatures are literally cooking life in delicate eco-systems

Racing: New Zealand put in the clear by Todd

IT WAS New Zealand's day here, with both individual and team titles now within their sights at the World Three-Day Event Championship.

Equestrianism: New Zealand assume control

MARK TODD disproved a widely held theory yesterday when he achieved a score of 34 penalties to hold the individual lead for New Zealand after dressage day one in the three-day event at the World Equestrian Games.
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