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coral recovery monitor 11.11.15 and 11.18.15

Updated 11.25.15

Water temperature 80F. Mound coral recovery are progressing. Other corals that have not died, with algae growing surface, are showing small brown areas that are more saturated in color. 82 more words

Coral Health

Caye Caulker, or the one where we went on holiday from our holiday

8th-12th November 2015

After Tulum, it was goodbye Mexico and onto our first new country since arriving: Belize. It wasn’t going to be a long stop, our only planned location being the island village of Caye Caulker, a popular island for backpackers in the Caribbean. 1,218 more words


Sun and underwater photography

We are lucky to get to travel again to the Red Sea. As November is a very dark and rainy month in Finland, we look forward to the fantastic sunshine of Port Ghalib in Egypt.  65 more words

The Red Sea

Ocean Encounters

Reef sharks loiter two feet away, staring at me with curious, wide open eyes. 

Perhaps they were messengers from the reef, saying “We’ve abided your fluttering about in this ocean of ours, but it’s high time you went home and left us in peace.” 979 more words


2015 CNMI Coral Reef Initiative Summer Interns' Conservation Messages

By AIC guest bloggers, Britta Baechler, CNMI Marine Protected Areas Coordinator, Division of Fish and Wildlife and Avra Heller, CNMI Coral Reef Initiative Project Coordinator, Bureau of Environmental and Coastal Quality… 310 more words

Coral Reefs

Hawai'i, 2015

This summer I was granted the wonderful opportunity to dive off the west coast of the Big Island of Hawai’i. I was taken on as a research assistant for 1.5 months and logged a grand total of 52 dives! 93 more words