Saturday, April 18, 2009

Traveling to Okinawa to participate in coral reef preservation

If you are a scuba diving tourist, you might consider of traveling to Okinawa islands to participate in the beach clean up and the taking of star fish from coral reef. Travelers like to join this kind of activity to create public awareness about the importance of preserving coral reef and protecting the marine environment. Crown of thorn star fish is an animal that eats coral reef. It causes many deaths on coral reef. Crown of thorn star fish breeds fast. They are serious threats to coral reef. This marine animal actually is not coral reef fish

Coral reef as the food supplier for fish and other marine species have to be protected. The taking of crown of thorn starfish that cover the top surface of coral reefs is important to protect them from dying. In shallow water, volunteers like to take the crown of thorn and dump them far from the coral reef. This kind of activity has to be done regularly in order to protect and restore the coral reef community which was once destroyed by crown of thorn star fish and other harmful activities. It is expected that scuba divers can participate in the taking of crown of fish in deeper water. by Charles Roring in Manokwari of West Papua - Indonesia
Also read: Diving site and Coral Reef in Timor Leste

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