What Does One Reef Matter?
by Cullen Gwin
“I saw you dump soda in the water,” her mother said.
“I just wanted to kill the reef,” Janey said quietly. She hung her head.
“Why would you want to kill the reef?” her mother asked.
“Because it cuts my feet when I go swimming,” Janey answered. “Besides,” she said. “What would one reef matter?
Find out the role one reef plays in the ecosystem and the life of the ocean.
Ages 7 and up