Did you know that even the most careful drop of an anchor can cause devastation to coral reefs and other marine environments? Yet, anchor damage to coral colonies is a problem all over the world. The good news? Damage caused by anchoring can be easily avoided! By following best practice guidance and using alternatives to anchoring … Read more
Across our planet, our coral reefs face a barrage of threats. From the sweeping impact of climate change to the smaller scale damage caused by localised stressors, like careless diving practices. On top of this, anchoring can cause serious damage to corals and other marine environments like seagrass beds. Even the most careful throw of an … Read more
The 32nd ICRI General Meeting took place from the 7th to the 9th December 2017 at the UN Office in Nairobi, Kenya where The Reef-World Foundation as Members of ICRI were invited to present as part of ICRI Goal 4 – ‘Promote the deployment of mooring devices limiting the mechanical destruction of coral reefs and seagrasses.’
Whether you have a direct connection with the reefs as diver, dive guide or instructor, or those a couple of steps away from the sea as a training agency or dive equipment manufacturer, YOU CAN ALL MAKE A DIFFERENCE. #GreenFinsIYOR2018 will cover four simple actions that the diving industry can take control over, allowing reefs to be the strongest they can be!