Which of the sentences below best expresses the essential information in the highlighted sentence in the passage? Incorrect choices change the meaning in important ways or leave out essential information. A. Blasting and other bad land use practices would cause the destruction of coral and increase the number of predators that feed on Acanthaster larvae. B. Bad land use practices would reduce predation on Acanthaster larvae and increase the starfish population which would cause more coral destruction. C. A reduction of bad land use practices would reduce coral destruction by increasing the survival of Acanthaster larvae and their predators. D. The destruction of coral through land use activities would cause a decrease in the number of predators that feed on Acanthaster larvae.