Coral-Bleaching-at-Lizard-Island Catlin Seaview Survey

The coral bleaching wake-up call

This year’s coral bleaching event is a wake up call for us all to start behaving differently – to reduce our carbon footprint. It is not a reason to stop exploring our underwater world.

 

Orange anthias against a background of hard green branching coral at Instant Replay diving Volivoli in the Fiji Islands by Diveplanit

So what exactly is the Coral Reef Alliance?

On a recent trip to Fiji we found ourselves diving with Juliane Diamond, a program manager for the Coral Reef Alliance (CORAL), and as coral reefs are part of the reason we exist, I was keen to find out more about their work. I wanted to find out; what exactly is the Coral Reef Alliance, what do they do and how can we help?

 

Biodiversity #29 – Mankind!?! - We’ve done what we’ve done! Now what can we do?

Biodiversity #29 – Mankind!?! – So what’s to be done?

Biodiversity #29 – Mankind!?! Scuba divers can play a significant role in spreading the message that what we do on land impacts what happens in our oceans and that without sustainable practices within fisheries the old adage “There’s plenty more fish in the sea” will simply no longer be true.