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CoralWatch Data Shows Reefs Recovering


Two months ago the reefs off Koh Tao, Thailand were showing signs of coral bleaching never seen before by many of the islands residents. PADI Instructor, Marcel  van den Berg from Bans Diving Resort recently took eight student divers to monitor the extent of the bleaching using CoralWatch.

Marcel said, “This was my first time teaching CoralWatch and it was so much fun! The Reef is now almost fully recovered, but it was a big shock.  It’s now up to us as dive professionals to make sure new divers understand these changes and how to help log data with Project AWARE.  I hope we can all enjoy the magical colourful world we have underwater for generations to come!”

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