CoralGardening stands for… Educate, Protect, Restore
Coral reefs: vital for people and nature
coral reefs are one of the most beautiful natural areas out there! It is as if you are underwater in a completely different world. You will encounter hundreds of animal species: from clownfish to turtles, from colorful nudibranchs to sharks and of course the coral itself. And all that in and around that spectacular coral reef.
Coral reefs are not only beautiful, but also vital for people and nature. They are a source of food and income for almost 1 billion people. Coral reefs also act as coastal protection and shelter for fish and other marine life. They are the nurseries of the ocean.
Despite being so beautiful and important, they are used worldwide with extinction threatened which is why CoralGardening is committed to restoring and protecting coral reefs.
- Giving lectures for companies, associations etc.
- Telling at schools, both in the Netherlands and on location.
- Divers tell what problems are and how to dive in a good, responsible way.
- Make Dive Masters and Instructors aware of diving consequences and how to educate their guests/students on responsible diving.
- Hang and distribute posters.
Protection is always done in consultation with local authorities, such as DMCR (kind of Thai Rijkswaterstaat),
Protect can be done by:
Self-regulation or need to be controlled by government agencies.
After the subsoil has been laid, coral can be grown on it by 2 methods:
- Advantage fast way to grow coral.
- Disadvantage has the same DNA as original coral, cannot reproduce with "mother" coral
- Advantage of new DNA, can adapt to new circumstances through evolution.
- Disadvantage spawning is only a few times a year, depending on the type of coral and it takes longer for sperm and eggs to grow into a new coral.
Be sure to visit our stand and let your children enjoy one of the workshops during the Duikvaker.
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Information Duikvaker 2023
February 3, 2024 from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m
February 4, 2024 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m
3992 AE Houten
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