Nature Foundations Outplants new Coral Colonies in the Marine Park, as part of the Coral Restoration Project. | SMN News

PHILIPSBURG:— Last week the Nature Foundation successfully outplanted several Acropora coral fragments on the dive site Coralita in the Man of War Shoal Marine Protected Area of St. Maarten. These coral fragments have been growing in the Nature Foundation’s coral nursery for several years, some of these fragments where even Hurricane Irma survivors and are now able to flourish on the local coral reefs. As part of the Coral Restoration Project, the Nature Foundation established a coral nursery to increase the growth of coral fragments, eventually, these fragments are transplanted to coral restoration sites to improve the local reefs.<br

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