vitamin C

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vitamin C

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(biochemistry)
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The map shows that coral regions in Southeast Asia, Micronesia, the Eastern Pacific, and the central Indian Ocean experience high stress, while the Caribbean, Great Barrier Reef, Central Pacific, Polynesia, and the Western Indian Ocean-contained moderate to high rates of exposure as well as high rates of reducing factors.
Region's response to natural disasters is flawed In its discussion of the damage done by Hurricane Mitch and subsequent reconstruction efforts, the report concludes that "living with risk is inherent in Central America." It faults the region's governments for developing reconstruction plans that focus on restoring faulty existing systems without considering "endemic problems and the vulnerabilities that characterized them." What is needed is a regional approach to reducing factors that contribute to risks posed by natural disasters and strengthening the institutional response to them.