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Dawn Martin, Seaweb.org- Is Coral Too Precious To Wear?

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Our coral reefs are the rainforests of the sea! Millions of creatures are being killed illegally by a $330 million trade that is rapidly growing to supply precious coral to the jewelry industry and for exotic home decor.

Too Precious to Wear” is a SeaWeb.org campaign that works with the jewelry and design industries to create demand for coral conservation. The campaign strives to reduce threats to corals by recruiting influential fashion and design leaders as leading voices for coral protection.

 In this segment of The Organic View Radio Show, host, June Stoyer will speak to Dawn M. Martin, President and Chair of the Board of SeaWeb.org. Dawn M. Martin, joined SeaWeb in 2004, first as its Executive Director and then was appointed the organization's President and Chair of the Board. For more than 25 years, Martin has utilized creative communication strategies to advance policy and conservation goals. Previously she has served as Chief Operating Officer for Oceana, Associate Deputy Administrator at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Political Director for American Oceans Campaign.