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The AIDS ABC's

The ABC approach to preventing the sexual transmission of HIV has been defined and adopted by a variety of organisations, governments and non-governmental organisations ever since the term was first used in 1992. Although it is often associated with Uganda, and is credited with drastically reducing HIV infection in the country in the 1990s, the ABC approach incorporates messages which were used before Uganda's HIV prevention campaigns.

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The COASTAL Project - Threat 5: Habitat destruction

Coral reefs are home to 25 percent of all marine life.—IPCC 2007 report

Over 80 percent of coral reefs in Southeast Asia – the most species-rich on earth – are at risk.—“Reefs at Risk”, World Resources Institute

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The COASTAL Project - Threat 4: Pollution

Two million plastic beverage bottles - the number used in the US every five minutes.—Charles Moore 10

Since the 1950s, one billion tons of plastic have been discarded and may persist for hundreds or even thousands of years.—Alan Weisman 

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The COASTAL Project - Threat 3: Climate change

"The current rate of ocean acidification is about a hundred times faster than the most rapid events" in the geologic past—William Howard, Antarctic Climate & Ecosystems CRC

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