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CWVC Honored with Victories for Veterans Grant Award by the Duke Energy Foundation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ST. PETERSBURG, FL, October 10, 2017 – Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge (“CWVC”) was honored as a recipient of Duke Energy’s and Tampa Bay Rays’ “Victories for Veterans” program. The grant of approximately $8,800 will be used to support the “Coral Restoration Challenge,” which has been formed in partnership with MOTE Marine Laboratories […]

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Record-Breaking Coral Planting in FL Keys

Members of the Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge (CWVC) and SCUBAnauts International joined forces with half-a-dozen scientists from Mote Marine Laboratory for a one-day, record-breaking mission on a Florida Keys reef. They planted 500 corals in a day. The number of corals planted marked the most-ever the groups have planted in a single day since they […]

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More Reflections from Key West – Mike Waugh

Mike Waugh Chapter Dive Safety Officer – NAUI/DAN/AAUS Tarpon Springs Chapter of SCUBAnauts Our group’s ability to plant coral on Hero’s Reef, which will have a lasting impact on the planet, had a huge effect on me. We were not just talking about doing something for the environment, we were actually doing it, with an […]

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Video: SCUBAnauts, Combat Wounded Veterans and MOTE partner on coral restoration efforts

SCUBAnauts International (SNI) youth working together with Combat Wounded Veterans Challenge (CWVC) on MOTE Marine Laboratory coral restoration projects. SNI youth and CWVC groups helped MOTE make more than 600 new colonies over a two-day period, the largest propagation effort in the 5-year history of their project. This project was supported by the the tireless […]

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